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Armchair

1970.420 (RS240467)

Description

Armchair with four arched gradated slats and sausage-turned stiles. Scrolled arms terminate in pierced handholds. Baluster-turned arm supports rest on sausage and ball-turned front legs. Poplar, ash, and oak with rush seat. Traces of early green paint visible beneath oak graining and yellow striping.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1720-1750
Location of origin
MA, Eastern Massachusetts
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
ash (wood)
graining
oak (wood)
rush (material)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
ash (wood)
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
graining
oak (wood)
rush (material)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
turning (shaping process)
William and Mary
Dimensions
43 x 24 7/8 x 15 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.420
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64786

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