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Side Chair

1980.75.2 (RS33661)

Description

Side chair. Mahogany with maple loose seat frame. Serpentine crest rail. Pierced splat with Gothic tracery, carved columnar scrolls and central leaf motif H-pattern stretcher. Brackets under seat rail. Rests on Marlborough legs. Original web, linen, stuffing, and cover linen remain beneath twentieth-century red and white check upholstery.

Details

Maker
Bright, George, 1726-1805 (Furniture maker)
Date
1770
Associated Building
Original To Bowman-Carney House (Dresden, Me.).
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Dimensions
36 1/2 x 21 1/8 x 17 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.75.2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Florence L. Bixby
GUSN
241989

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