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Side chair

1998.5571 (RS23410)

Description

Wooden side chair, painted gold. Ornate decoration. Top crest consists of 2 round turned slat pieces w/ 3 short spindles set between them. 4 longer turned spindles comprise back of chair. Caned seat; turned front legs; flared back legs. Two plainly turned stretchers at back; 3 ring-turned stretchers at either side. Two turned front stretchers connected by six short spindles, as in top crest.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, SIDE
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
side chairs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
37 x 16.25 x 15.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5571
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23632

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