Arm chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-17375

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 at the front corners to tubular pieces extending from the upper back to the floor, forming the arms and front legs. All 4 legs turn out at feet. Straight H-stretchers. The chair is painted black and decorated w/ a grapevine design in gold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
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

34.25 x 22.25 x 21.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1965.77