Set of side chairs

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1804-1830

GUSN

GUSN-25088

Description

Set of Windsor rod-back side chairs w/ bamboo turned parts. Straight round top rail w/ parallel lower rail connected by three short rods. Round stiles flare out from seat to top rail and enclose seven flaring rods. Flat seat w/ shaped sides and incised and painted striping. Single stretchers on all four sides. Round legs slightly splayed. Entire chair painted yellow-brown and striped in dark brown inside bamboo turnings. "D. Abbot & Co." impressed under seat of chairs; chalk(?) initials "EC" written under seat on three chairs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
painting (coating)
varnishing
wood (plant material)
Windsor chairs
Painted
Varnished
Windsor
CHAIR, SIDE

Inscription

See description.

Maker

Daniel Abbott & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Newburyport, MA, USA

Dimensions

33 x 19 3/8 x 17 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.126A-F

Places

Massachusetts (United States)