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Captain's Chair

1971.995.3 (RS117960)

Description

Applied stepped crest with hand hold cut-out; crest curves into arm rail and supports; nine ring-turned spindles; caned seat with curved frontal seat rail; ring-turned front legs; two ring-turned frontal stretchers; tapered back legs; two round stretchers on sides and back. .1-.2) painted goldish brown; .3) varnished.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1870
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
cane (plant material)
oak (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Cane
cane (plant material)
CHAIR, CAPTAIN'S
chairs (furniture forms)
low-back Windsor chairs
Oak
oak (wood)
Dimensions
29.75 x 2.75 x 20.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.995.3
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5907

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