Windsor writing chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1725-1860

GUSN

GUSN-308466

Description

Nine-spindle writing Windsor armchair, painted brown. Legs, stiles, and spindles bamboo turned. Seat incised around edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing-arm Windsor chairs
paint (coating)
Chair
Armchair
Chair, Tablet-Arm
Chair, Tablet-Arm

Inscription

From/Miss Frances Sortwell/Wiscasset, Maine/Chair from/Wiscasset C.. (?) Maine

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Maine

Dimensions

37 1/2 x 34 3/4 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.440