Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770

GUSN

GUSN-241989

Description

Side chair. Mahogany with maple loose seat frame. Serpentine crest rail. Pierced splat with Gothic tracery, carved columnar scrolls and central leaf motif H-pattern stretcher. Brackets under seat rail. Rests on Marlborough legs. Original web, linen, stuffing, and cover linen remain beneath twentieth-century red and white check upholstery.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
Chair

Associated Building

Original To Bowman-Carney House (Dresden, Me.),

Maker

Bright, George, 1726-1805 (Furniture maker)

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36 1/2 x 21 1/8 x 17 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Florence L. Bixby

Accession Number

1980.75.2