Oak Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1877

GUSN

GUSN-222338

Description

Oak arm chair fastened with wooden pegs. Turned legs and stretchers with blocks. Matted seat. Back has three slats with circles and crosses. Crest circle with cross in center flanked by two ball capped finials. Made from oak timbers saved from the Hancock House (Razed 1863).

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
oak (wood)
Chair

Associated Building

Associated With John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

50 5/8 x 24 3/8 x 22 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Accession Number

2004.13

Date

1877 (circa)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)