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Side Chair

1955.430.2 (RS32479)

Description

Side chair with walnut primary wood and maple secondary; yoke-shaped crest rail with central carved shell; cyma-curved stiles and vasiform splat; compass seat upholstered with twentieth-century red stamped worsted fabric; cabriole legs feature high-relief shell carvings terminating in carved bellflower drops; turned swelled stretchers with blocks and ring turnings, claw and ball feet. Part of a set purchased by Charles Barrett, Sr.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1765
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
maple (wood)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Maple
maple (wood)
Queen Anne
side chairs
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
38 7/8 x 22 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.430.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
63332

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