Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1755-1785

GUSN

GUSN-25660

Description

Side chair. Mahogany; cherry rear seat rail; hard maple loose seat frame. Serpentine crest rail with molded ears. Upwardly tapered stiles chamfered in back. Double-pierced splat with diamond central cutout. Straight seat. Swelled front and rear stretcher with block and baluster turned joints Rear legs chamfered on four sides above rear stretchers. Cabriole legs with central creases terminate in knuckled claw and ball feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
cherry (wood)
maple (wood)
cherry (wood)
maple (wood)
Mahogany
Cherry
Maple
Upholstered
CHAIR

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, Boston or Coastal Essex County; MA, Boston or Coastal Essex County

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

37 3/4 x 23 3/8 x 17 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley

Accession Number

1939.359

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly
Possibly