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Side chair

Description

Cylinder and flattened ball turned rear stiles with tall ball topped finial. Four horizontal splats graduated with narrowest at bottom. Rush seat with block socket joint at front set onto vase topped cylinder and ball turned front legs. Paired front stretcher having 3 ball turnings at center. Paired dowel stretchers at sides, single at rear. Stripped stained finish, probably painted originally.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1710-1730
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
poplar (wood)
rush (material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Chair
Possibly poplar (wood)
rush (material)
side chairs
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
38 7/8 x 19 1/8 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.457
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
255305

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