Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-189610

Description

Queen Anne style side chair with a solid vase shaped back splat featuring an inlaid wood design of an urn, scrolling foliage and an eagle, crowned male face at the center of the crest rail and scrolling vines of bellflowers along the stiles. S-shaped arms terminating in scrolls with inlaid wood floral vines. Horseshoe shaped red leather covered slip seat with a serpentine shaped front, inlaid wood vines of flowers and foliage along the side seat rails and a bearded male face surrounded by foliage at the center of the front seat rail. Cabriole front legs with carved foliate knees, inlaid wood floral vines along the legs and carved claw-and-ball feet. Incurving square rear legs.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
Queen Anne Style
Chair, Dining

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD073

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

44 1/2 x 20 x 16 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1468.10

Places

Possibly Netherlands