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Side chair

Description

Chippendale style. Yoke shaped crest rail w/ rounded ears. Pierced splat in Gothic style w/ minimal surface carving. Shaped stiles ending in chamfered rear legs canted outward. Broad squared seat w/ black leather upholstery stuffed w/ curled horsehair (no springs), over seat rail w/ two rows of brass tacks on edges. Marlborough legs w/ outside beaded edge. Inside edge chamfered. Straight side and central stretcher w/ outside beaded edge. Incised "II" on back seat rail; "V" on back of front legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1785
Material
leather
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
Leather
leather
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
38.875 x 24.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1210
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia L. Hodge and Katharine D. Parry
GUSN
26275

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