Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-11829

Description

Chair. Mahogany with birch secondary wood. Wavy serpentine crest rail over three conforming slats. Rush seat. Rests on Marlborough front legs with beaded edge and box stretcher.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
birch (wood)
mahogany (wood)
rush (material)
Chippendale
rush (material)
Mahogany
Birch
Rush
Chippendale
CHAIR

Label

Displayed in the "Newbury Furniture" exhibit in the SPNEA One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 2, 2000 through October 6, 2000. See object file for complete exhibit label.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Chair Accession Number 1986.38.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36 1/4 x 20 1/3 x 15 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.38.2

Reference Notes

Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)