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Chippendale Side Chair

1986.64.2 (RS25584)

Description

Side chair. One of a set of two. Probably birch with brown stain. Flattened sepentine crest rail over two serpentine seats, rush seat. Rests on legs with beaded edge. Front stretcher and box stretcher also display beaded edge.

Details

Label
Displayed in the "Newbury Furniture" exhibit in the SPNEA One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 2, 2000 through October 6, 2000. See object file for complete exhibit label.
Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1810
Location of origin
Newbury, MA; Newburyport, MA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Birch
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
maple (wood)
Possibly birch (wood)
Rush
rush (material)
Dimensions
37 1/2 x 18 x 14 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.64.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11834
Reference Notes
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.
Related Items
Title Side chair Accession number 1986.493 Notes 1986.493 CHAIR Relationship Part of set
Title Chippendale Side Chair Accession number 1986.64.1 Notes 1986.64 1 CHAIR Relationship Part of set

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