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Side Chair

Description

Chair has three pierced, double-scrolled slats enclosed by rectangular stiles. Slightly rounded ears have carved scroll on front. Slip seat upholstered in black figured horsehair. Bowed seat rail. Front legs square with beaded corners. Two side, single medial stretcher. Rear legs square, raked back. Straight feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1780
Location of origin
America
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
horsehair
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
CHAIR, SIDE
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
horsehair
Horsehair
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
37.125 x 21.5 x 10.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.204
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
4269

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