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Highchair

1977.789 (RS117097)

Description

Bentwood ovoid back enclosed by horseshoe- shaped frame continuing below seat to form rear legs; food tray with bentwood arms is hinged to sides with screws and secured with spring bolt latch; S-shaped arms curve to form front splayed legs; round bentwood seat frame with caned seat; single oval bentwood stretcher screwed to inside of each leg; front part of stretcher extends beyond front legs to support oval segmented-shaped foot rest; natural colored cane; bentwood stained red-brown.

Details

Maker
Kohn, J.J. (Maker)
Date
1885-1910
Inscriptions
Branded and two paper labels. ""JJ Kohn/WSEDW-AUSTRIA""
Location of origin
Vienna, Austria
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
bentwood
cane (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Bentwood
bentwood
Cane
cane (plant material)
HIGHCHAIR
highchairs (children's chairs)
Dimensions
39.25 x 16.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.789
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4595

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