Child's Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

Late 18th Century

GUSN

GUSN-180324

Description

Dark stained wood; Chippendale-style back with splat pierced so as to form five conjoined bannisters that taper in center and become bulbous at splat shoe; crest rail and stiles are unornamented except for beading; straight chamferred legs (rear legs flare slightly out); arms curve outward and have turned arm supports; original tan brocade wool slip seat that lifts to reveal opening for a chamber pot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

children's chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
wool (textile)
Chair

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Massachusetts

Dimensions

23 x 14 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John B. French

Accession Number

2006.5

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Lincoln (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)