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Dining chair

Description

Chippendale-style mahogony side chair with pierced splat. Relief carved icanthus details with husk. Icanthus carved details on knees of front cabriole legs. Plain slayed back legs. Floral needlepoint seat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
1) Incised on underside of removable seat: ""VII"" 2) Paper label in ink taped on underside of rail: ""Laurence Batchelder/ 983 Memorial Drive, Cambridge""
Material
carving (processes)
mahogany (wood)
piercing
upholstering
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
CHAIR, DINING
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
Colonial Revival
dining chairs
Floral
floral patterns
Husk
husk (motif)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Needlepoint
Pierced
piercing
Upholstered
upholstering
Accession Number
1996.63
Credit Line
Bequest of Nancy Thayer Batchelder
GUSN
10773

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