Florence Griswold Museum; Gift of the Estate of Mary Griswold Stuebe.
A wooden chair with intricate oriental carvings on the seat back and along the seat edge. The seat itself has an inlaid marble or soapstone center approximately 12" x 14" x 1". The chair is one of a pair which formerly were owned by Mrs. Roger Griswold of Boxwood. The chair used to sit in the front hall and was brought to the U.S. by the Nl & GG Line of packet ships.
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Owner Name: Mary Griswold Steube
Role: Griswold decendant
Place: Old lyme, Connecticut
Owner Name: Woodward Griswold
Role: Son of the original owner
Place: Old Lyme, Connecticut
Dates: c. 1900, c.1940