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Pair of Side Chairs

Description

Pair of Regency-style side chairs, beech wood; caned seats; carved splat; lower cross bar supported by scroll work; center splat is stylized foliate scroll with acanthus leaf bottom and flower projecting from the middle; on the crest is an applied brass fleur de lis pattern; back legs are klismos-shapedl; front legs are tapered, cylindrical, with gadrooning and "bulb" at top; stiles are klismos-shaped and end at chair crest in a small scroll and are finished with a "brass floral applique; both seats have fabric-covered pads.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1818
Associated Building
Original To 39 Beacon Street.
Material
brass (alloy)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Chair
Possibly walnut (wood)
Regency (British)
side chairs
People and organizations
Appleton, Nathan, 1779-1861
Dimensions
33 x 18 1/4 x 16 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5874.1AB-.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of Edith Appleton Standen
GUSN
258046

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