Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-23789

Description

Thumb-back windsor chair, painted brown w/ green and black grapevine motif painted on crest rail. Stiles curve backward and flatten into thumbs at back. Slightly arched crest rail above 5 spindles, tapered at top and w/ small ring turnings 3/4 from bottom. Solid plank seat w/ incised line as border. Bamboo turned legs that flare outward. Bamboo turned stretchers at each side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Windsor chairs
Painted
Windsor
CHAIR, SIDE

Inscription

Printed on bottom: ""RHT""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

53.2

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

33.875 x 16.75 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5698.1