Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1860

GUSN

GUSN-293212

Description

One of a set of six arrow-back windsor chairs (two armchairs, four side chairs) with rectangular crest rails and bamboo legs. Crests painted black and stenciled with fruit basket and flowers, four spindles with flowers and leaves. Legs, spindles, and seat with white slipping.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Windsor chairs
armchairs
wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
Chair

Inscription

"G Sawtelle" (chalk under seat; additional pencil illegible)

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Side chair Accession Number 1958.266.6
Title Side chair Accession Number 1958.266.5
Title Side chair Accession Number 1958.266.4
Title Side chair Accession Number 1958.266.3
Title Armchair Accession Number 1958.266.1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

34 7/8 x 19 1/4 x 18 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.266.2