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Great Chair

1969.2228 (RS116896)

Description

Carved back and arms, curule legs; turned stretchers. This chair is a type known as a "Glastonbury chair." Based on 16th century English chairs, these were widely reproduced in the late nineteenth century.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
black walnut (wood)
carving (processes)
leather
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
black walnut (wood)
Carved
carving (processes)
CHAIR, GREAT
chairs (furniture forms)
Foliage
foliation (pattern)
great chairs
Jacobean
leather
Leather
scrolling foliage
Shield
shields (motifs)
Vine
vines
Walnut
Dimensions
32.75 x 23.25 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2228
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
70318

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