High Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-3288

Description

The highchair tapers round the back posts with acorn finials joined by two arched slats. Carved arms with scrolled hand holds on tapering round front posts, and a double set of box stretchers (only back). It has a rush seat and it's all painted red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

highchairs (children's chairs)
chairs (furniture forms)
Hardwood
HIGHCHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

39 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1074