Easy Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1710

GUSN

GUSN-254779

Description

Converted side chair. Low arch crest. Narrow wings on slightly concave top of flat arms. Upholstery of seat attached over rush seat. Understructure of chair appears to be a cut-down cc. 1710 sausage turned ladderback chair with turned legs and stretcher visible under glazed floral chintz upholstery. Castors on front legs, missing at rear.

Details

Descriptive Terms

easy chairs
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
upholstery
rush (material)
Chair, Easy

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

132.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

44 5/8 x 26 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.337

Date

ca. 1710 (probably converted ca. 1900)