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Side chair

Description

Side chair. Possibly birch with red stain. One of a set of three. Serpentine crest rail over two conforming slats, rush seat. Rests on straight front legs with beaded outer edge with box stretchers; the front of which has a beaded edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1800
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
Possibly birch (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
37 1/2 x 18 x 14 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.491.3
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14533
Reference Notes
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

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