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Chippendale Side Chair

1942.1238 (RS85672)

Description

Chippendale-style side chair; pierced vasiform splat; square seat; upholstered over the rail (overupholsterd in gold satin damask); back stile terminating in earred crest rail with single beaded edges; back and "H" stretchers, with rounded (somewhat quarter round) upper surface; Marlborough leg with bead on outside edge; all legs are chamfered on the inside; four diagonal braces under seat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1790
Associated Building
Used At Lady Pepperell House (Kittery Point, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
upholstered seats
Object type
Furniture
Places
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Probably North America (North and Central America) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Chair
Chippendale
Furniture
mahogany (wood)
side chairs
upholstered seats
Dimensions
38 x 21 1/4 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1238
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia L. Hodge and Katharine D. Parry
GUSN
246146

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