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"John Langdon Chair"

Description

Mahogany side chair with wool upholstery on seat; rectangular back with reeded stiles enclosing four vertical secondary stiles, with upper and loer rails; the the corners where the rails and primary stiles meet are applied carved squares with an eight-petal blossom with raised dot center in each; upholstery is tan, brown, and pale green floral design; four stretchers on legs; one on each side; legs are slightly fluted and reeded.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Boardman, Langley, 1774-1833 (Maker)
Date
1800-1810
Material
carving (processes)
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
wool (hair)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Descriptive terms
carving (processes)
Chair
Federal
Furniture
mahogany (wood)
side chairs
upholstering
wool (hair)
Dimensions
34 1/8 x 21 x 17 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.46
Credit Line
Gift of Alan Cutter and Bruce Cutter
GUSN
265601
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