Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770-1800

GUSN

GUSN-14531

Description

Side chair. Possibly birch with red stain. One of a set of three. Serpentine crest rail over two conforming slats, rush seat. Rests on straight front legs with beaded outer edge with box stretchers; the front of which has a beaded edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
birch (wood)
Chippendale
Birch
Chippendale
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.491.1

Reference Notes

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

Places

Massachusetts (United States)