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Low Chair

1969.616 (RS116425)

Description

Low side chair. Maple primary wood, pine secondary wood; horsehair upholstery; cotton batting; hemp, and chintz. Molded yoke-shaped crest with central carved shell. Pierced splat. Slip seat. Swelled ring-turned stretchers with block-turned supports. Rests on cabriole legs with cyma-curved knee brackets and ball and claw feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1755-1780
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
cotton (textile)
hemp (fiber)
horsehair
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Chippendale
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hemp
hemp (fiber)
horsehair
Horsehair
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
People and organizations
Bradlee, Mary Perrin (May), 1815-1877
Dimensions
34 x 23 1/8 x 18 1/3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.616
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
72424

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