Paint-decorated Cane-seat Chairs

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-11442

Description

Shaped crest rail with an arcaded lower base over turned stiles; four turned spindles and a second rail; shaped, caned seats; four turned legs are joined by double "rod" stretchers at the sides and single "rod" back stretchers and turned front stretcher. Painted light gray and pinstriped in blue with polychrome flower at the crest rail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Turned
Chair

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1992.392.1,2

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

32 x 17 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.392.1-2