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Fancy Side Chair

1949.898.1 (RS120007)

Description

Sheraton style side chair. Painted white. Curved round stiles with domed finial. Three pierced ribbon-back slats. Caned seat has outward curving sides. Front legs are round with double ring turning at top. Double side and rear stretchers are round while front stretcher is base and ring turned.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1830
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
cane (plant material)
painting (coating)
piercing
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Cane
cane (plant material)
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pierced
piercing
Sheraton
side chairs
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
35.5 x 18.25 x 15.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.898.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7613

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