Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-17250

Description

Side chair. Shield back form. Mahogany with inlay, black haircloth upholstery. Shield back enclosing five tapered and curved bars radiating from a fan of inlaid satinwood and mahogany. Stringing of ebony and satinwood in a rope pattern. The stiles are slightly shaped and widen at the top where they connect to the crest. Seat is upholstered over frame, serpentine in front and swag-tacked. Tapered front with satinwood inlay having bellflower drop at top. Rectangular H-stretchers and a stretcher between the legs. After the Hepplewhite splat design, plate 2, 1788 edition.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
satinwood (wood)
ChairChair

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

38 x 21 1/4 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Alice A. Stevens

Accession Number

1934.575A

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