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Side chair

Description

Side chair. Mahogany; cherry rear seat rail; hard maple loose seat frame. Serpentine crest rail with molded ears. Upwardly tapered stiles chamfered in back. Double-pierced splat with diamond central cutout. Straight seat. Swelled front and rear stretcher with block and baluster turned joints Rear legs chamfered on four sides above rear stretchers. Cabriole legs with central creases terminate in knuckled claw and ball feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1755-1785
Location of origin
Boston, MA, Boston or Coastal Essex County; MA, Boston or Coastal Essex County
Material
cherry (wood)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Cherry
cherry (wood)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
side chairs
Upholstered
Dimensions
37 3/4 x 23 3/8 x 17 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.359
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley
GUSN
25660

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