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Child's Windsor Chair

1970.457 (RS115378)

Description

Captain's chair form. Wide rounded crest rain with shaped volutes at “ears” tapering around to form arms. Supported by eight sausage-ring-bubs turned spindles. Half-round flat seat with straight front with slightly shaped and chamfered edge. Elaborately ring-turned frontal legs with tiny ball feet and turned stretcher. Dowel side and back stretchers. Painted deep red with gilt band outlined with black on arms and crest; gilt and black banding on turnings. Repainted over a bright red. \n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1874
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
gilding
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
Children's furnishing
Gilded
gilding
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Windsor
Windsor chairs
Dimensions
25 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 13 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.457
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64867

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