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Armchair

Description

Queen Anne style armchair with a solid vase shaped back splat featuring an inlaid wood design of an urn, scrolling foliage and an eagle, crowned male face at the center of the crest rail and scrolling vines of bellflowers along the stiles. S-shaped arms terminating in scrolls with inlaid wood floral vines. Horseshoe shaped red leather covered slip seat with a serpentine shaped front, inlaid wood vines of flowers and foliage along the side seat rails and a bearded male face surrounded by foliage at the center of the front seat rail. Cabriole front legs with carved foliate knees, inlaid wood floral vines along the legs and carved claw-and-ball feet. Incurving square rear legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Object type
Furniture
Places
Possibly Netherlands
Descriptive terms
armchairs
Chair, Dining
chairs (furniture forms)
Queen Anne Style
Dimensions
45 1/2 x 26 x 18 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1468.2
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
189595

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