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Side chair

1964.392B (RS240465)

Description

Klismos side chair. Saber legs are rectangular in cross-section and have widely spaced reeding. Front rail similarly reeded. Crest rail features delicately carved rectangular tablet with crossed torch and quiver over a bow with swags. Middle slat of back with carved rosettes. Ears scroll toward the back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1818
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chair
Chair, Side
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
33 x 19 5/16 x 16 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.392B
Credit Line
Gift of Sumner Appleton Weld
GUSN
17369

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