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Set of side chairs

1963.126A-F (RS17278)

Description

Set of Windsor rod-back side chairs w/ bamboo turned parts. Straight round top rail w/ parallel lower rail connected by three short rods. Round stiles flare out from seat to top rail and enclose seven flaring rods. Flat seat w/ shaped sides and incised and painted striping. Single stretchers on all four sides. Round legs slightly splayed. Entire chair painted yellow-brown and striped in dark brown inside bamboo turnings. "D. Abbot & Co." impressed under seat of chairs; chalk(?) initials "EC" written under seat on three chairs.

Details

Maker
Daniel Abbott & Co. (Maker)
Date
1804-1830
Inscriptions
See description.
Location of origin
Newburyport, MA, USA
Material
painting (coating)
varnishing
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, SIDE
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
side chairs
Varnished
varnishing
Windsor
Windsor chairs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
33 x 19 3/8 x 17 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.126A-F
GUSN
25088

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