Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1710-1730

GUSN

GUSN-255305

Description

Cylinder and flattened ball turned rear stiles with tall ball topped finial. Four horizontal splats graduated with narrowest at bottom. Rush seat with block socket joint at front set onto vase topped cylinder and ball turned front legs. Paired front stretcher having 3 ball turnings at center. Paired dowel stretchers at sides, single at rear. Stripped stained finish, probably painted originally.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
ash (wood)
poplar (wood)
rush (material)
Chair

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

252.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

38 7/8 x 19 1/8 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.457