"John Langdon Chair"

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-265601

Description

Mahogany side chair with wool upholstery on seat; rectangular back with reeded stiles enclosing four vertical secondary stiles, with upper and loer rails; the the corners where the rails and primary stiles meet are applied carved squares with an eight-petal blossom with raised dot center in each; upholstery is tan, brown, and pale green floral design; four stretchers on legs; one on each side; legs are slightly fluted and reeded.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
mahogany (wood)
wool (hair)
carving (processes)
upholstering
Federal
Furniture
Chair

Related Items

Title Side Chair Accession Number 1966.281A-D
Title Set of Four Side Chairs Accession Number 1966.281A-D
Title Side Chair Accession Number 1966.375

Maker

Attributed to Boardman, Langley, 1774-1833 (Maker)

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

34 1/8 x 21 x 17 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan Cutter and Bruce Cutter

Accession Number

2002.46

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
New Hampshire (United States)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)