Arm chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-17266

Description

Armchair. Mahogany frame with leather upholstery. Brass nails around edges. Slightly scrolled square back. Large scrolled arm rests over stiles with carved lotus leaves. Egyptian motif at top of legs which terminate in square brass cups with canisters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
leather
brass (alloy)
lotus (motif)
Chair

Associated Building

Used At Harrison Gray Otis House, Third House (Boston, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36 1/4 x 24 3/4 x 21 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Francis A. Foster

Accession Number

1938.275

Places


Massachusetts (United States)