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1969.635 (RS80989)

Description

Side chair. Poplar posts; ash seat rails and stretchers; maple banisters, crest, and splat rail. Bannister back with columnar stiles surmounted by crest with s-scrolls and vegetal carving. Swelled and ring-and-ball-turned stiles with ball-and-knob-turned finials. Replaced rush seat. Block-and-baluster turned legs. Five ball-turned stretchers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1710-1735
Location of origin
MA, Boston-Salem area; Boston, MA; Salem, MA
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
poplar (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Chair
chairs (furniture forms)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
poplar (wood)
William and Mary
Dimensions
48 7/8 x 19 x 16 1/5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.635
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
72448

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