Carver Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1680-1720

GUSN

GUSN-2302

Description

Carver-type chair with turned rear uprights with spool and egg shaped finials joined by a turned crest rail, and rod-like second and lower rails enclosing three turned spindles; turned front posts with ball-shaped hand holds, incised rod-turned arms over a painted splint seat, turned box stretchers (two at front and sides). Painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Carver chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
William and Mary
Oak
Turned
Painted
Splint
William and Mary
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

42 1/2 x 21 1/4 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.310