Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-4007

Description

Seven tapering spindles mortised through secondary rail; three alternating spindles dowelled up through this rail to crest rail; spindles and four splayed legs with slight bamboo turnings; plank saddle seat; incised line decoration on seat perameter and spindles; front underside of seat highly champhered; two stretchers at front and back, set one above and one level to the single side stretchers; painted red (including bottom); originally painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
birdcages (furniture components)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Windsor chairs
Pine
Maple
Ash
Windsor
Bird Cage
Painted
CHAIR

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

36 x 18.063 x 17.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.323.6