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Chair

Description

Side chair. Black walnut with pine secondary wood, upholstery. Yoke-shaped crest, upturned carved ears, pierced splat. H and rear block-and-baluster-turned stretchers. Rests on cabriole legs with pad feet on thick disks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1790
Inscriptions
Crayon: Griswold (Twentieth-century inscription by owner of Pratt House.)
Material
carving (processes)
piercing
pine (wood)
textiles
turning (shaping process)
upholstering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
Pierced
piercing
Pine
pine (wood)
textiles
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Unidentified Textile
Upholstered
upholstering
Dimensions
37 5/8 x 22 1/2 x 16 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1952.169
GUSN
45421

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