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Description

Armchair. Ash, black paint, rush seat. Yoke-shaped crest and stiles; vasiform splat; arms on turned supports; rush seat. Ring-and-ball-turned front stretcher; swelled double rows of side stretchers; plain turned back stretcher. Rests on block-and-baluster-turned legs on Spanish feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1735-1770
Material
ash (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Queen Anne
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
43 3/8 x 23 1/4 x 17 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.1447
GUSN
44449
Reference Notes
Wesselman, Linda J. and Martha D. Hamilton. Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears. Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1984.

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