Windsor Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-171762

Description

The comb-back with shaped crest over seven s-curved spindles flanked by conforming stiles with under-scrolling arm rests above bamboo-carved arm supports, over a solid seat with incised decoration, over bamboo-carved legs and stretchers. The whole painted green, except for arms.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Windsor chairs
ash (wood)
pine (wood)
Chair

Inscription

"Mrs. Norton" (handwriting rleated to other Norton inscriptions)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, New England

Dimensions

35.5 x 18.5 x 17.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.130

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)