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Side Chair

1977.323.3 (RS116563)

Description

Seven tapering spindles mortised through secondary rail; three alternating spindles dowelled up through this rail to crest rail; spindles and four splayed legs with slight bamboo turnings; plank saddle seat; incised line decoration on seat perameter and spindles; front underside of seat highly champhered; two stretchers at front and back, set one above and one level to the single side stretchers; painted red (including bottom); originally painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
Bird Cage
birdcages (furniture components)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
side chairs
Windsor
Windsor chairs
Dimensions
36.25 x 18.25 x 16.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.323.3
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4005

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