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Commode chair

Description

Commode chair, grain painted pine, Windsor form. Crest rail has curved edges and 8 spindles below. Curved arms w/ spindle supports. Round seat w/ circular piece at center serving as a lid to potty below. 4-sided skirt conceals potty; turned legs and stretchers. Thin gilt strip around turned pieces.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
graining
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, POTTY
chairs (furniture forms)
commode chairs
Grained
graining
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
39.75 x 23 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5486
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21314

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