Comb-back Windsor Side Chair

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-2785

Description

Comb-shaped crestrail over seven rod-turned spindles and baluster-turned stiles on shaped seat; raised on four splayed and bulbous turned legs; side stretchers and medial stretcher; painted black with yellow-gold pinstriping.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high-back Windsor chairs
hickory (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Chair
Chair, Side
Chair, Side

Inscription

On a jelly jar label on the underseat is written: ""C.B. /Little""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

34 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 16 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1235