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Side Chair

1971.558.1 (RS116371)

Description

Bow-back Windsor side chairs have nine spindles with bamboo turnings; crest rail is chamfered with inscribed lines following front edge; the saddle seat peaks slightly at front center, while an inscribed line isolates the spindle area; turned legs, taper at center; two side stretchers are jointed at their bulbous centers by a single medial stretcher; legs have two slightly worn ring turnings; legs pierce seat; spindles have pierce crest rail simple joinery (doweled?) painted brown.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
side chairs
Windsor
Windsor chairs
Dimensions
37.625 x 21.25 (HxW), 22.125 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.558.1
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5191

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