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Easy Chair

1939.362 (RS33710)

Description

Easy chair. Black walnut front legs, side, and medial stretchers; soft maple rear legs, rear stretchers, and all other secondary wood except for white pine cone-shaped arm supports. Serpentine crest rail and vertically rolled arms. Straight seat. Block and baluster turned side stretchers. Swelled turned medial and rear stretchers. Plain rear legs. Front cabriole legs with shaped knee blocks terminate in pad feet. Raked back legs. Chair pholstered in red worsted wool damask.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1765-1775
Material
black walnut (wood)
eastern white pine (wood)
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
black walnut (wood)
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
eastern white pine (wood)
maple (wood)
Queen Anne
Dimensions
47 3/4 x 33 7/8 x 22 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.362
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley
GUSN
55944

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