Painted Side Chair
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.
Haskell, Nathan (Maker)
Newburyport Chair Factory
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.).
- Object type
Massachusetts (United States)
- Descriptive terms
chairs (furniture forms)
- 33 1/2 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little