Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1788-1800

GUSN

GUSN-17326

Description

Side chair with carved kylix and garland splat. Descending from carving are five thin bars supported by a carved fan. Molded and tapered front legs and curved back legs. H-stretcher and between back legs. Upholstered in black horsehair over frame with brass tacking swagged along rail. Serpentine front. Splat based on Hepplewhite's 1788 design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
birch (wood)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
Chair
Chair

Maker

Possibly Goddard, John (Maker)
Possibly Carlile, John, Jr. (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

38 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Guy W. Walker

Accession Number

1955.181

Places

Rhode Island (United States)