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Side Chair

Description

Queen Anne transitional style chair. Yoke crest with carved horns centered above vasiform splat tenoned into molded splat rail. Rear stiles from 3" below seat and crest bead molded on face edges. Replaced rush seat above vase and block turned front legs. Unusual Spanish feet with inside and rear flush with block above. Weak ball and reel turned front stretcher, smaller version paired as side stretchers, slightly swelled dowel rear stetcher. Evidence of black paint, stripped.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1750
Location of origin
USA, New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
rush (material)
tiger maple
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
maple (wood)
Queen Anne Style
rush (material)
side chairs
tiger maple
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
40 3/4 x 19 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.212
Credit Line
Estate of Guido R. Perera
GUSN
253438

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