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Side chair

Description

Japanned fancy chair, rectangular back curved slightly outward and subscribing an oval. Inside oval is a caned area which supports an oval panel w/ a painted Chinese scene. The caned seat has a slightly bowed rail, which connects to tubular tapered front legs w/ three sets of turnings and which turn outward at feet. Rear squared legs also turn out at feet. Straight H-stretchers. The chair is painted black and decorated w/ a grape vine design in gold.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1790
Material
cane (plant material)
japanning
mahogany (wood)
paint (coating)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Cane
cane (plant material)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Japanned
japanning
Mahogany
Paint
paint (coating)
Possibly mahogany (wood)
side chairs
Silk
silk (textile)
Vine
vine scrolls
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34 x 21.75 x 21.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1962.132
GUSN
17361

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