Side chair, William and Mary style, with caned back enclosed by elaborately carved and turned stiles with reel and vasiform turnings surmounted by knopped urn-shaped stlylized scrolls centering a double-feather central carving. Conforming rail below caning, side rails enclose caned seat and front stretcher. Entire back canted backwards. Rear legs are block and plain turnings with square feet. Front legs are Flemish scrolls ending in bun feet. Stretchers front and back. Turned "H" front stretcher with blocks at joints.
- Associated Building
- Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
- Object type
England (United Kingdom) [country]
New Hampshire (United States)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
- Descriptive terms
chairs (furniture forms)
William and Mary
- 51 x 18 1/2 x 15 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury (Elizabeth Elwyn) Langdon