Empire Side Chairs

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1834-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12541

Description

Serpentine stiles enclose a rectangular slat at the center. Bowed rectangular crest rail with elongated round ears. Rectangular seat rails hold a beige upholstered slip seat. Canted back klismos legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Empire
Upholstered
CHAIR, SIDE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

33.125 x 18.125 x 17.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1671.1-4