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Side Chair

1970.635.4 (RS115472)

Description

Part of a set of four carved Renaissance Revival/Design Reform chairs, crest rail with carved anthemia on top and carved dot and saw tooth band. Stiles have lines which continue through scrolled half arms. Two receded vertical supports flanking center splat with incised circle and floral motif. Caned seat with scroll cut skirt. Turned front legs and stretchers, dowel box stretcher base, and flared square rear legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
caning
turning (shaping process)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
Caned
caning
Chair
Chair, Side
chairs (furniture forms)
Renaissance Revival
side chairs
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
35 x 17 3/4 x 16 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.635.4
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
65381

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