Klismos chair in grained hardwood. Curved rectangular top rail with brass knob at one end. Inlaid brass beading ending in flowered scroll. Lower back rail tapers inward with brass leaf and arrow motifs. Scrolls border central circle with brass floral motif. Stiles curve in near seat and flare out to straight feet. Slightly raised curved side rails ending in curved front legs. Seat caned in wicker with brass inlaid rectangular beading on front rail.
- Associated Building
- Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
chairs (furniture forms)
- 32 3/4 x 18 1/2 x 16 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Edmund Quincy
- Related Items
Title Pair of Klismos chairs Accession number 2009.5.34
Title Klismos chairs Accession number 2009.5.34.1
Title Klismos chairs Accession number 2009.5.34.2