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Captain's chair

1998.432 (RS23647)

Description

Painted wooden swivel-back Captain's chair. Crest rail w/ curving arm supports atop eight turned spindles. Swivel mechanism connected to seat and fitted into central stretcher below. Legs and other stretchers are turned.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, CAPTAIN'S
chairs (furniture forms)
low-back Windsor chairs
Painted
painting (coating)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
A.G. Manning
Dimensions
31 x 22 1/3 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.432
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18396

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