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Chair

Description

Side chair. One of a set of six. Mahogany with maple loose seat frame. Pierced splat serpentine crest with molded ears. One-piece splat shoe and seat rails. Slip rush seat. Chamfered stretchers. Rests on Marlborough legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1785
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
Maple
maple (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
Rush
rush (material)
Dimensions
36 7/16 x 20 3/8 x 15 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.17
GUSN
49941
Reference Notes
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

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