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Chair

Description

Side chair. Poplar front legs; ash seat rails. Canted back with grooved yoke-shaped crest, stiles, and splat rail. Outwardly curved carving on crest. Vasiform splat. Modern rush on seat. Ball and ring-turned front stretcher. Bulbous turned side and back stretcher. Block-and-ball-turned front legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1770
Location of origin
MA, Eastern Massachusetts
Material
ash (wood)
carving (processes)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
Carved
carving (processes)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Queen Anne
Rush
rush (material)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
40 7/8 x 18 5/16 x 13 1/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.375
Credit Line
In memory of Chauncey C. Nash
GUSN
48558
Reference Notes
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

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