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Side Chair

1971.446.2 (RS116225)

Description

Square tapered moulded front legs; square raked rear legs; four rectangular stretchers; seat upholstered over the seat rails; elliptical front rail; the front edge of the square back, stay rail and elliptical crest rail are hollowed and outlined with a bead; above the reeding on the five vertical splats are three lanceolate-shaped leaves; moulded curvilinear arms are attached to the seat rails of the arm chairs; triangular corner blocks (type III).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1815
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
foliation (pattern)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Sheraton
side chairs
Dimensions
37.5 x 20 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.446.2
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5028

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