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Arm chair

1985.464 (RS118723)

Description

Bamboo-turned child's "Windsor" potty chair. Four splayed legs w/ single stretchers on all sides which support a slightly shaped rectangular seat w/ central round cutout. Plain dowel arm supports and arms. Two rear stiles enclose 4 dowels which support rectangular crest rail. Crest rail has stenciled gold floral decoration (new). Evidence of red paint or stain. Black paint, yellow striping, and grained seat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1860
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Children's furnishing
Painted
painting (coating)
Windsor
Windsor chairs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
20.875 x 12.875 x 11.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.464
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25524

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