Side chair. Culture: American. Dimensions: 38 3/4 x 22 3/8 x 21 1/2 in. (98.4 x 56.8 x 54.6 cm). Date: 1760-90. Chairs with trefoil-pierced splats enjoyed great popularity in Philadelphia. On the most richly embellished examples, such as this one, the stiles and crest rail are finely carved in alternating long and short lozenges. Museum: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA.