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Side chair

Description

Wm and Mary--Queen Anne transitional style. Yoke shaped crest w/ interior "ears" above solid vasi-form splat; scooped back. Shaped stiles w/ bead-molded edges. Splat rail also molded. Stiles terminate in raked-back square rear legs. Flag-shaped rush seat. Block and vasi-turned front legs. Ball and ring stretcher in front. Single plain side stretcher on each side. Dowel stretcher that swells slightly at back. Grain-painted in 19th century. Lacks sign of age.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
hardwood
rush (material)
softwood
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
hardwood
Hardwood
Possibly Queen Anne
Possibly William and Mary
Queen Anne
Rush
rush (material)
side chairs
softwood
Softwood
William and Mary
Dimensions
41.25 x 19.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1341
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26004

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