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Side Chair

1971.775.2 (RS117767)

Description

Pedimented and scrolled crest rail with carved trefoil ornamentation and molded cornice; straight back with two flat pilasters and applied ears under cornice; rectangular central panel with pierced ornamentation consisting of a solid oval panel with carved acanthus and scrolling leaves at both ends; four-petal flower on each corner; pierced ornamentation encased with molding; flat board step-molded seat; straight apron with blocked corners; front panel carved with trefoil ornamentation applied to bottom; carved and tapering front legs; raked-back rear legs; varnished.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
carving (processes)
piercing
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
Carved
carving (processes)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Pierced
piercing
Renaissance Revival
side chairs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
48.125 x 20.25 x 21.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.775.2
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5457

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