Windsor Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-2428

Description

A "birdcage" or rod back Windsor chair, with a slightly bowed crest rail over a second crest rail and seven spindles. They lie over a shaped seat and splayed bamboo turned legs with rod turned box stretchers. The legs have been lengthened to make chair desk height. It is painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Windsor chairs
side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Windsor chairs
Wood
Painted
Windsor
Chair

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

38 7/8 x 20 x 15 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.451