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Chair

1971.227 (RS180512)

Description

Side chair. Mahogany; soft maple front and side seat rails; beech corner braces. Serpentine crest rail with vegetal carving. Scrolled pierced splat with ogee arch central piercing. Rests on Marlborough legs. Rope beaded edge on stiles and legs. "H" stretcher and rear stretcher, inscribed "Wallace Burke" in pencil on inside of rail.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1769
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Material
beech (wood)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
beech (wood)
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
Upholstered
People and organizations
Quincy, Abigail Phillips, 1745-1798
Quincy, Josiah, 1744-1775
Dimensions
37 15/16 x 23 3/16 x 17 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.227
GUSN
55705

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