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Side Chair

1999.335 (RS175739)

Description

Chair is in Chippendale style with yoke crest that has blunt molded ears. Arch at crest center with ellipse cut-out below. Pierced vasiform splat with drapery and tassel above diamond overlaid by figure eight. Replaced slip seat cover with green wool. Elaborate leaf and scroll carved cabriole front legs ending in five-toed hairy claw and ball foot. Rectangular rear legs flare out near floor. Similar splat and crest to 1966.294.A-F

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1790
Location of origin
MA
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
cherry (wood)
mahogany (wood)
oak (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chair
cherry (wood)
mahogany (wood)
oak (wood)
side chairs
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
37 1/8 x 16 3/16 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.335
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
254672
Related Items
Title Side Chairs Accession number 1966.294A-F

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