Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-25267

Description

Side chair. Unidentified woods; paint; caning. Grain-painted and striped. Wide crest rail with rounded shoulders. Shaped stile support. Solid vasiform splat. Scrolled front seat rail with caned seat. Cylindrical side and rear stretchers, rectangular front stretcher. Rests on curved front legs and saber rear legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
cane (plant material)
graining
wood (plant material)
Empire (style)
Cane
Painted
Empire
CHAIR

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

32 x 17 3/8 x 16 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.360

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