Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

GUSN

GUSN-222229

Description

Klismos style painted wood side chair. The creat rail has a cluster of grapes and their leaves painted on in gold and outlined in gold. The horizontal splat is square and has more grapes and leaves painted in gold. The seat is horseshoe shaped and the arms are spiral. The front legs and terminate in ball feet. The front seat rail has a golden flower and leaves and is outlined in gold. The back legs are square and curve away from the center of the chair. There are six stretchers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
rush (material)
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

33 8/16 x 21 6/16 x 17 12/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2627