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Armchair

1977.345.3 (RS116584)

Description

Curved crest rail with cut out hand grip surmouting three ring and vase turned spindles with cross bar; turned stiles continue below seat rail to form splayed back legs; s-shaped arms connect to upper portion of stiles turning downward to connect into the ring turned front legs; two ring and vase turned graduated spindles support each arm; caned seat with seat frame carved with bowed front; ring and vase turned front stretcher, two plain stretchers on each side and plain rear stretcher; painted black or dark green.

Details

Maker
Heywood Chair Mfg. Co. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1860
Inscriptions
Under center of front seat rail: ""HEYWOOD CHAIR MANUF. CO. GARDENER, MASS. USA.""
Location of origin
Gardner, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
cane (plant material)
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
armchairs
Cane
cane (plant material)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Maple
maple (wood)
Dimensions
32.25 x 20.75 x 19.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.345.3
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4034

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