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Arm chair

Description

'Captain' type chair with eight turned spindles in back support. Bent continuous arm having arched crest set on 5 short spindles at center. Half round plank seat. Decorative turnings on front legs and stretcher. Paired dowel side stretchers, single at rear. Painted black with gold stripe outlining seat, crest with highlights on spindles and legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
31 1/8 x 16 7/8 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.515
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
256253

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