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Commode Chair

1977.793 (RS117100)

Description

Wicker child's commode chair with U-shaped seat; high woven inverted U-shaped back woven with sloping arms topped with a braid of wicker; demi-lune shelf supported by a dowel, connected to chair through sllots in the woven sides near the front stiles; seat solid wood with circular opening in center; enclosed woven skirt with straight front and canted bowed sides and back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
American linden (wood)
wicker
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
American linden (wood)
Basswood
CHAIR, POTTY
chairs (furniture forms)
Children's furnishing
commode chairs
wicker
Wicker
Dimensions
19.625 x 16.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.793
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4600

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