Spinning Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770-1800

GUSN

GUSN-2593

Description

The chair has rod-turned back legs which extend to stiles with ball finials; enclosed two arched slats; spindle; turned arms supported by rod-turned front legs which continue to arm supports; trapezoid-shaped rush seat; double-sprindle stretchers on front, back and sides; old green paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
Ash
Painted
Rush
Maple
CHAIR, ARM

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

35.25 x 17.75 x 12.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.810