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Doll's Arm Chair

1971.674 (RS117684)

Description

Painted black; two arched slats, held by ring-turned stiles; turned arms taper at joint with stile; turned arm supports have single knop above rush seat; four round stretchers; painted yellow rings on stiles, arms, arm supports and front legs; upper slat has gold stencilled pheasant and vine motif, while lower slat has central horse, dog at left and house and tree at right; legs round tapering slight at base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
hardwood
rush (material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Dog
dog (animal)
doll-playing accessories
figure- and animal-derived motifs
hardwood
Horse
horse (animal)
House
houses
pheasant
Pheasant
Rush
rush (material)
Unidentified Hardwood
Vine
vines
Dimensions
15.75 x 9.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.674
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5322

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