Chippendale Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1760-1785

GUSN

GUSN-246148

Description

One of a pair of Chippendale side chairs; serpentine crest with rounded shoulders and spurs along the lower edge; pierced splat with a pair of openwork scrolls above an inverted heart; over-the-rail upholstery; straight molded front legs; straight H-stretchers and rear stretcher with rounded top edge; a scratch bead outlines the stiles and crest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
mahogany (wood)
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
Chippendale
Chair

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37 3/4 x 22 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1990.189

Reference Notes

Pictured in auction advertisement of Gustave J. W. White, Newport, RI, March 9, 1990

Places

New Hampshire (United States)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)