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Side chair

Description

One of a set of six side chairs. Set includes five side chairs and one arm chair. Mahogany with soft maple front and side seat rails; birch rear seat rail. Scrolled leaf carving and pierced ribbons on serpentine crest rail. Scrolled leaf carving repeated on ears. Saddle seat. Upholstered in green satin damask. H-shaped stretchers. Rests on beaded Marlborough legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1790
Location of origin
Boston, MA; Salem, MA
Material
birch (wood)
mahogany (wood)
silver maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
birch (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Damask
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
side chairs
silver maple (wood)
Dimensions
36 1/2 x 23 1/8 x 18 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.131A
GUSN
17476
Reference Notes
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

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