Pair of Side Chairs

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1818

GUSN

GUSN-258046

Description

Pair of Regency-style side chairs, beech wood; caned seats; carved splat; lower cross bar supported by scroll work; center splat is stylized foliate scroll with acanthus leaf bottom and flower projecting from the middle; on the crest is an applied brass fleur de lis pattern; back legs are klismos-shapedl; front legs are tapered, cylindrical, with gadrooning and "bulb" at top; stiles are klismos-shaped and end at chair crest in a small scroll and are finished with a "brass floral applique; both seats have fabric-covered pads.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
walnut (wood)
brass (alloy)
Regency (British)
Chair

Associated Building

Original To 39 Beacon Street,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

33 x 18 1/4 x 16 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edith Appleton Standen

Accession Number

1998.5874.1AB-.2AB