Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770-1790

GUSN

GUSN-17476

Description

One of a set of six side chairs. Set includes five side chairs and one arm chair. Mahogany with soft maple front and side seat rails; birch rear seat rail. Scrolled leaf carving and pierced ribbons on serpentine crest rail. Scrolled leaf carving repeated on ears. Saddle seat. Upholstered in green satin damask. H-shaped stretchers. Rests on beaded Marlborough legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
silver maple (wood)
birch (wood)
Mahogany
Maple
Damask
CHAIR

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA; Salem, MA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36 1/2 x 23 1/8 x 18 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1948.131A

Reference Notes

Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

Places

Possibly