Queen Anne Banister-back Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1760-1780

GUSN

GUSN-11222

Description

Pair of black-painted Queen Anne bannister-back side chairs, with shaped crest rail with "ears"; above four square tapered rails between two square continuing stiles; the rush seats are on square legs with overhanging top corners, with three conforming stretchers and a spool-turned front stretcher.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
wood (plant material)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
weaving
Queen Anne
Wood
Woven
Turned
Painted
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Side Chair Accession Number 1991.1214.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

42 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1214.2

Places

New Hampshire (United States)