Lolling Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1785-1815

GUSN

GUSN-253479

Description

Chair in Federal styling that is possibly a reproducation. Low serpentine crest. Serpentine mahogany arms and supports, line inlay tapering rectangle echos shape of support. Support tenoned onto square tapering front legs with lightwood veneer panel on face level with seat rail. Lower leg has tapering rectangle of line inlay, which runs down to horizontal band of dark inlay marking foot. Plain parametal stretchers except on front which is dovetailed 4" back into side stretchers. Gold velveteen overpadded upholstery with evidence of previous scarlet and gold brocade covering.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lolling chairs
mahogany (wood)
birch (wood)
ash (wood)
velveteen
Federal
reproductions
Chair

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

19.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA, New England

Dimensions

46 x 25 7/8 x 18 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido R Perera

Accession Number

1999.224

Date

1785-1815 (possibly)