Commode chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-21314

Description

Commode chair, grain painted pine, Windsor form. Crest rail has curved edges and 8 spindles below. Curved arms w/ spindle supports. Round seat w/ circular piece at center serving as a lid to potty below. 4-sided skirt conceals potty; turned legs and stretchers. Thin gilt strip around turned pieces.

Details

Descriptive Terms

commode chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
graining
wood (plant material)
Grained
CHAIR, POTTY

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

39.75 x 23 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5486