Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1735-1760

GUSN

GUSN-245874

Description

Side chair. Black walnut. Yoke crest with flat-facade stiles. Vasiform splat and cavetto splat shoe capped by beadslip seat. Scalloped front seat rail. Scooped side seat rails. Block-and-spindle side stretchers; bulbous medial and rear stretchers. Cabriole front legs with ogee brackets; turned feet on thick disks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
black walnut (wood)
varnish
upholstered seats
Queen Anne Style
Chair

Inscription

"VI"

Associated Building

Used At Josiah Smith Tavern Main House,

Related Items

Title Side Chair Accession Number 1973.323

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, Boston area

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

41 3/4 x 21 1/4 x 16 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Ellen M. and Alice E. Jones

Accession Number

1973.324

Places

Weston (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)