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Chair

Description

Side chair. Mahogany, velvet upholstery. Tapered square front legs with bead molding on three exterior edges. Square saber Rear legs without beading and slightly chamfered on interior edge. Rectangular H stretchers with slightly rounded upper face. Slightly flaring rectangular seat frame with serpentine front. Shaped and molded stiles support shield back with five shaped spindles emanating from a demilune. Partial fans at junction of stile and back.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790
Associated Building
Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
upholstering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Federal
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Upholstered
upholstering
People and organizations
Shaw, Samuel Savage
Dimensions
38 1/3 x 24 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.59E
Credit Line
Gift of Edmund Quincy
GUSN
25670

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