Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1785

GUSN

GUSN-26275

Description

Chippendale style. Yoke shaped crest rail w/ rounded ears. Pierced splat in Gothic style w/ minimal surface carving. Shaped stiles ending in chamfered rear legs canted outward. Broad squared seat w/ black leather upholstery stuffed w/ curled horsehair (no springs), over seat rail w/ two rows of brass tacks on edges. Marlborough legs w/ outside beaded edge. Inside edge chamfered. Straight side and central stretcher w/ outside beaded edge. Incised "II" on back seat rail; "V" on back of front legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
leather
mahogany (wood)
Chippendale
Mahogany
Leather
Chippendale
Chair

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

38.875 x 24.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Virginia L. Hodge and Katharine D. Parry

Accession Number

1942.1210