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Great Chair

Description

Great chair. Poplar front legs, maple arms, crest, splat, stay rail, ash side stretchers and probably rear stretchers, replaced pine front seat rail, ash side and rear seat rails. Yoke crest; vasiform splat; curled hand-holds; block-turned legs; ball and reel stretchers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1770
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
CHAIR, GREAT
chairs (furniture forms)
great chairs
Maple
maple (wood)
Queen Anne
Rush
rush (material)
Tulip Poplar
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Dimensions
42 1/2 x 24 3/8 x 19 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.624
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
72432

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