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Side chair

1955.181 (RS80804)

Description

Side chair with carved kylix and garland splat. Descending from carving are five thin bars supported by a carved fan. Molded and tapered front legs and curved back legs. H-stretcher and between back legs. Upholstered in black horsehair over frame with brass tacking swagged along rail. Serpentine front. Splat based on Hepplewhite's 1788 design.

Details

Maker
Possibly Goddard, John (Maker)
Possibly Carlile, John, Jr. (Maker)
Date
1788-1800
Location of origin
USA
Material
birch (wood)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
birch (wood)
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
38 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.181
Credit Line
Gift of Guy W. Walker
GUSN
17326

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