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Side Chair

1976.232 (RS175941)

Description

Side chair. Soft maple, ash rear seat rail. Yoke crest. Vasiform splat. Stiles taper upward from base to crest. Rush seat. Block and baluster-turned front legs with baluster and ring turnings just below seat rail.Swelled turned side stretchers with central turned ring contours. Ball and ring-turned front stretcher. Rests on Spanish feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1775
Location of origin
MA, Eastern Massachusetts
Material
maple (wood)
rush (material)
white ash (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
Queen Anne
Rush
rush (material)
side chairs
white ash (wood)
Dimensions
40 3/8 x 19 x 18 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1976.232
GUSN
49361
Reference Notes
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

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