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Side Chair

1973.324 (RS33551)

Description

Side chair. Black walnut. Yoke crest with flat-facade stiles. Vasiform splat and cavetto splat shoe capped by beadslip seat. Scalloped front seat rail. Scooped side seat rails. Block-and-spindle side stretchers; bulbous medial and rear stretchers. Cabriole front legs with ogee brackets; turned feet on thick disks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1735-1760
Inscriptions
"VI"
Location of origin
Boston, MA, Boston area
Associated Building
Used At Josiah Smith Tavern Main House.
Material
black walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Weston (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
black walnut (wood)
Chair
Queen Anne Style
side chairs
upholstered seats
varnish
Dimensions
41 3/4 x 21 1/4 x 16 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1973.324
Credit Line
Gift from Ellen M. and Alice E. Jones
GUSN
245874
Related Items
Title Side Chair Accession number 1973.323 Relationship similar in design; made of maple rather than black walnut

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