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Chair

Description

Klismos side chair; 4 tapered saber legs, 2 front legs have reeded shaping on front face. Rectangular seat frame w/ slightly flared sides, presently upholstered. Curved stiles have molded edges and support a deeply molded "swag". Rectangular crest rail w/ central rectangular raised medallion flanked by rectangular blocks bearing foliate carving.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810
Associated Building
Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Upholstered
upholstering
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
33.625 x 18.375 x 16.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.54A
Credit Line
Gift of Edmund Quincy
GUSN
55790

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