Arm Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-253496

Description

Windsor fan-back chair. Serpentine crest with high, well-carved scoll ears. Vase turned rear stiles, turnings having long thin necks. Seven spindles and possible walnut arms with elbow and well-carved knuckles. Saddle seat with incised line around all elements of back. Turning of legs match that of arm supports, plain tapered foot. Bulbous center stretchers in "H" pattern, medial has 2 rings. Brown paint with evidence of previous green paint. Modern pencil inscription under seat states "Gibbs"

Details

Descriptive Terms

fan-back chairs
maple (wood)
ash (wood)
walnut (wood)
Chair

Inscription

"Gibbs" (modern pencil inscription under seat)

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

32.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA, New England

Dimensions

41 x 26 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.237

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly