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Side Chair

1977.782.2 (RS117092)

Description

Fancy chairs; grain painted in black with gilt outlining on splat and crest; yoke style stepped crest rail painted with black "eye" at center (having ogee arch cutout on lower edge); solid vase-shaped splat; turned stiles with rear flattened on face above seat; front legs vase turned below seat terminating in button feat; double dowel stretchers on sides; single at back; larger ring turned stretcher at front; caned seats.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
cane (plant material)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
Cane
cane (plant material)
Chair
Chair, Side
chairs (furniture forms)
Fancy
Federal
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
side chairs
Dimensions
34.875 x 16.625 x 15.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.782.2
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4603

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