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Pair of Side Chairs

1966.295AB (RS80987)

Description

Pair of side chairs; mahogany; broadly porportioned Chippendale ribbon back with "Z" branded on underside of stretchers; solid crest rail with center carved medallion of scroll work around a circle; round ears with scroll carving; three horizontally pierced scrolled slats with open central circle, beaded on top edge; back stiles molded and beaded; serpentined seat with overupholstered rail; covered in yellow silk damask; square legs, beaded on outside fore edge; plain "H" stretchers front and back; back legs chamfered on inside fore edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Associated Building
Original To Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
silk (textile)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Probably England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
Furniture
mahogany (wood)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
37 2/16 x 23 x 21 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.295AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon
GUSN
245716

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