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Corner Chair

Description

Corner chair composed of maple and pine. Writing surface composed of two pieces and mounted to arm; not original to the chair. Crest has been rescrewed to arm. Chair has been stripped and refinished a dark brown. Traces of black paint visible throughout.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1805
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
hickory (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
CHAIR, CORNER
chairs (furniture forms)
Hickory
hickory (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
27 x 31 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.3214
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
59711

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