Wing Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-2432

Description

Mahogany wing chair with tall straight back, deep-set scrolled wing and out-turned arms. It also has a seat with a loose cushion on straight tapering legs with square brass casters in front. There are saber legs in back that are joined by recessed plain stretchers, with modern re-upholstery in gold/honey colored wool blend fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

easy chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
stuffing (upholstering technique)
upholstering
Mahogany
Brass
Upholstered
Stuffed
CHAIR, WING

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

45.25 x 29.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.455

Places

Probably