Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-17373

Description

Japanned fancy chair, rectangular back curved slightly outward and subscribing an oval. Inside oval is a caned area which supports an oval panel w/ a painted Chinese scene. The caned seat has a slightly bowed rail, which connects to tubular tapered front legs w/ three sets of turnings and which turn outward at feet. Rear squared legs also turn outward. Straight H-stretchers. The chair is painted black and decorated w/ a grape vine design in gold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
cane (plant material)
japanning
mahogany (wood)
paint (coating)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
vine scrolls
Mahogany
Cane
Silk
Paint
Japanned
Vine
Chair

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 x 21.813 x 21.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1965.75