Arm chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1860

GUSN

GUSN-25524

Description

Bamboo-turned child's "Windsor" potty chair. Four splayed legs w/ single stretchers on all sides which support a slightly shaped rectangular seat w/ central round cutout. Plain dowel arm supports and arms. Two rear stiles enclose 4 dowels which support rectangular crest rail. Crest rail has stenciled gold floral decoration (new). Evidence of red paint or stain. Black paint, yellow striping, and grained seat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Windsor chairs
Children's furnishing
Painted
Windsor
CHAIR

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

20.875 x 12.875 x 11.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.464