Prince of Wales Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-181367

Description

Open shield back with splat of three ostrich feathers tied with ribbon; turned wood legs- front legs are straight, with tapered columns and tapered columns and tapered feet; back legs are curved outward; wood is painted light and dark green with floral decoration on shield back and legs; evidence of gilding; seat mimics shape of shield back; modern moss green velvet upholstery; upholstery tacks all around lower edge of upholstery.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
wood (plant material)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
carving (processes)
upholstery
Chair

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

35 3/4 x 21 1/2 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Cynthia Forbes Lyman (Mrs. John Lowell Lyman)

Accession Number

2005.9.2