Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1730-1750

GUSN

GUSN-2662

Description

Semi-circular molded crest with shaped and carved ears; reeded slats and stiles and arched lower rail; the rush seat is raised on block and baluster turned front legs ending in button feet, joined by baluster turned front stretcher; the square back legs are joined by a simply turned stretcher, side stretchers and medial stretchers; painted brown.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
maple (wood)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
Maple
Rush
Molded
Turned
Painted
CHAIR

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

1991.884

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