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Side chair

1949.427.3 (RS119546)

Description

Rosewood grained and gilt painted; frontal ball feet; turned, curved legs. Saddle-shaped seat. Stiles enclose two rungs decorated with grapes and leaf motif and surmounted by turned crest rail with stylized floral element.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
gilding
graining
painting (coating)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CHAIR
chairs (furniture forms)
Fancy
Floral
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
Grained
graining
Leaf
Painted
painting (coating)
Rush
rush (material)
Sheraton
side chairs
Turned
turning (shaping process)
vine scrolls
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34.5 x 17.375 x 18.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.427.3
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8071

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