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Painted Side Chair

1991.1453 (RS21598)

Description

Fancy side chair. Painted. Windsor form. Back comprised of three horizontal splats above five turned spindles. Upper splat stencilled with melon and grape designs with freehand black outlining; the ground is yellow; there is a putty-grained rounded seat above 4 outturned legs and plain stretchers. Both legs and stretchers have incised boards. Made at the Newburyport Chair Factory.

Details

Maker
Haskell, Nathan (Maker)
Newburyport Chair Factory
Date
1825-1830
Inscriptions
On the underside of the seat is a maker's paper label: ""Warranted/CHAIRS/Made and sold at the/Newburyport Chair Factory/by/Nathan Haskell,/Agent for the Proprietors.""
Location of origin
Newburyport, MA, USA; Newburyport, MA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR, SIDE
chairs (furniture forms)
Fancy
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
33 1/2 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1453
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2973

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