Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1818

GUSN

GUSN-17493

Description

Side chair. Klismos form. Mahogany, leather seat. Part of set of six Boston chairs, including two arm chairs and four side chairs. Central rectangular tablet at crest rail with quiver and arrow carving; narrow horizontal splat with central rosette carving; slip seat with leather upholstery. Rests on reeded stiles and reeded sabre front legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Empire
Chair

Maker

Attributed to Seymour, Thomas, 1771-1848 (Cabinetmaker)
Attributed to Vose, Isaac, Sr., 1767-1823 (Cabinetmaker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Dimensions

33 x 19 5/16 x 16 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1991.115.4

Places

Massachusetts (United States)