Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1730-1750

GUSN

GUSN-2661

Description

Semi-circular molded crest flanked by carved ears over reeded slats and stiles; arched lower rail; the rush seat is raised on block and baluster turned front legs ending in ball and button feet; joined by baluster turned front stretcher; square back legs; turned side stretchers and medial stretcher; painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
Maple
Rush
Painted
CHAIR, SIDE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

49 x 17.625 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.883

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Title Side Chair Accession Number 1991.884