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.
- Location of origin
- Boston, MA
- Associated Building
- Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
chairs (furniture forms)
- 38 7/8 x 22 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade