Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1760-1790

GUSN

GUSN-254672

Description

Chair is in Chippendale style with yoke crest that has blunt molded ears. Arch at crest center with ellipse cut-out below. Pierced vasiform splat with drapery and tassel above diamond overlaid by figure eight. Replaced slip seat cover with green wool. Elaborate leaf and scroll carved cabriole front legs ending in five-toed hairy claw and ball foot. Rectangular rear legs flare out near floor. Similar splat and crest to 1966.294.A-F

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
mahogany (wood)
oak (wood)
cherry (wood)
Chair

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

130.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA

Dimensions

37 1/8 x 16 3/16 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.335

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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Title Side Chairs Accession Number 1966.294A-F