Chippendale Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-11834

Description

Side chair. One of a set of two. Probably birch with brown stain. Flattened sepentine crest rail over two serpentine seats, rush seat. Rests on legs with beaded edge. Front stretcher and box stretcher also display beaded edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
maple (wood)
birch (wood)
rush (material)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Chippendale
rush (material)
Birch
Rush
Beaded
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 Side chair Accession Number 1986.493
Title Chippendale Side Chair Accession Number 1986.64.1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Newbury, MA; Newburyport, MA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

37 1/2 x 18 x 14 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.64.2

Reference Notes

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

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
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