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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.
chairs (furniture forms)
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.""
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Haskell, Nathan (Maker)
Newburyport Chair Factory
Newburyport, MA, USA; Newburyport, MA
33 1/2 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Massachusetts (United States)