Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1775

GUSN

GUSN-288487

Description

One of a set of eight side chairs with pierced splats, carved serpentine crest rails carved with shells and volutes, cabriole legs with carved shells on knees, and claw-and-ball feet. Seats covered in brown velvet cloth patterned with diamonds.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wood (plant material)
silk (textile)
cotton (textile)
Chippendale
Chair

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

38 1/4 x 20 5/8 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.288.8

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