Skip to content

Search Collections

Wing Chair

1991.455 (RS21406)

Description

Mahogany wing chair with tall straight back, deep-set scrolled wing and out-turned arms. It also has a seat with a loose cushion on straight tapering legs with square brass casters in front. There are saber legs in back that are joined by recessed plain stretchers, with modern re-upholstery in gold/honey colored wool blend fabric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
stuffing (upholstering technique)
upholstering
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
Brass
brass (alloy)
CHAIR, WING
chairs (furniture forms)
easy chairs
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Stuffed
stuffing (upholstering technique)
Upholstered
upholstering
Dimensions
45.25 x 29.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.455
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2432

Comments