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Side Chair

1971.523 (RS116330)

Description

Ball and claw feet on cabriole legs with leafy scrolled knees; back legs squared, chamfered and raked; rectangular seat rails with slip seat; square stiles have beaded front edges and scrolled ears; curvilinear crest rail; splat is pierced with scrolled ribbon carving with oval handhold pierced at top of splat; tan upholstered seat cushion has crewel-worked basket with flowers and birds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
crewelwork (technique)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
crewelwork (technique)
Crewelworked
figure- and animal-derived motifs
flower baskets
Fruit Basket
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
side chairs
Dimensions
40.063 x 23.813 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.523
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5122

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