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

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

39 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1074