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Side chair

1985.131.2 (RS118515)

Description

Wide curve top chair rail w/ broad vase-form splat. Stiles curved down toward seat w/ narrow rails framing horse hair upholstered center and slight flare up at the ends. Front legs are simple cabriole and back legs are slightly flared.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, SIDE
chairs (furniture forms)
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
side chairs
Veneered
veneering
Dimensions
32.5 x 16.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.131.2
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24828

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