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Fancy Side Chair

1971.637.2 (RS116223)

Description

Painted gold and decorated; simple turned rear legs and raked stiles are surmounted by simple curved crest rail decorated with an elaborately scrolled fleur de lis in central reserve; three thin turned curved rungs surmount the bell-shaped caned seat and straight seat rail; straight turned frontal legs enclose three thin turned curved foot rests; two simple turned side stretchers and one rear; decorated all over with yellow and gilt bands, flowers and leaves.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
cane (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
hardwood
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
painting (coating)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Cane
cane (plant material)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Fleur-de-Lis
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
foliation (pattern)
hardwood
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Painted
painting (coating)
Sheraton
side chairs
Unidentified Hardwood
Dimensions
35.5 x 19 x 18.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.637.2
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5275
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