Painted Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1830

GUSN

GUSN-2973

Description

Fancy side chair. Painted. Windsor form. Back comprised of three horizontal splats above five turned spindles. Upper splat stencilled with melon and grape designs with freehand black outlining; the ground is yellow; there is a putty-grained rounded seat above 4 outturned legs and plain stretchers. Both legs and stretchers have incised boards. Made at the Newburyport Chair Factory.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Fancy
Maple
Pine
Painted
CHAIR, SIDE

Inscription

On the underside of the seat is a maker's paper label: ""Warranted/CHAIRS/Made and sold at the/Newburyport Chair Factory/by/Nathan Haskell,/Agent for the Proprietors.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Haskell, Nathan (Maker)
Newburyport Chair Factory

Location of Origin

Newburyport, MA, USA; Newburyport, MA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

33 1/2 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1453

Places

Massachusetts (United States)