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Child's Chair

2006.5 (RS31006)

Description

Dark stained wood; Chippendale-style back with splat pierced so as to form five conjoined bannisters that taper in center and become bulbous at splat shoe; crest rail and stiles are unornamented except for beading; straight chamferred legs (rear legs flare slightly out); arms curve outward and have turned arm supports; original tan brocade wool slip seat that lifts to reveal opening for a chamber pot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
Late 18th Century
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
mahogany (wood)
wool (textile)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Lincoln (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
children's chairs
Possibly mahogany (wood)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
23 x 14 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.5
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John B. French
GUSN
180324

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