Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-2422

Description

The chair has a scrolling crest rail over a vasiform splat and shaped stiles. It has a leather upholstered seat, set into a seat rail and raised on cabriole front legs with carved and scrolled knees and pad feet. It has a straight, rounded back and legs with "hoof" feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
leather
upholstering
walnut (wood)
veneer
Queen Anne
walnut (wood)
Walnut
Mahogany Veneer
Leather
Queen Anne
Upholstered
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

39 x 20 3/4 x 16 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.445