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Armchair

1949.338.1 (RS119458)

Description

Scrolled back and curved crest rail; gilded ananthus leaves enclosed by gilded bands; scrolled ends. Rounded and curved stiles. Arm rails curve into handholds with tapered arm supports. Rush seat. Turned front legs and medial stretcher with bands of gilt. Two domed stretchers on sides; one on back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1830
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
gilding
graining
rosewood (wood)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
armchairs
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Gilded
gilding
Grained
graining
Rosewood
rosewood (wood)
Rush
rush (material)
Sheraton
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
35.25 x 20.25 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.338.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8035

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