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Carver Chair

1991.310 (RS21401)

Description

Carver-type chair with turned rear uprights with spool and egg shaped finials joined by a turned crest rail, and rod-like second and lower rails enclosing three turned spindles; turned front posts with ball-shaped hand holds, incised rod-turned arms over a painted splint seat, turned box stretchers (two at front and sides). Painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1680-1720
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Carver chairs
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Oak
oak (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Splint
Turned
turning (shaping process)
William and Mary
Dimensions
42 1/2 x 21 1/4 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.310
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2302

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