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Side Chair

1977.871.1 (RS116776)

Description

Matched set of quasi-gondola chairs; grain painted in black with cane seats; broad hoop-shaped back with hand grip cut out at center of crest; four turned spindles in back, the outer two form back legs below the seat; front legs are vase and ring turned below seat with button feet; two simple turned stretchers on each side, one at back and two decoratively turned stretchers at front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
cane (plant material)
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Cane
cane (plant material)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Maple
maple (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
34 x 17.75 x 18.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.871.1
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4770

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