Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-4036

Description

Curved crest rail with cut out hand grip surmouting three ring and vase turned spindles with cross bar; turned stiles continue below seat rail to form splayed back legs; s-shaped arms connect to upper portion of stiles turning downward to connect into the ring turned front legs; two ring and vase turned graduated spindles support each arm; caned seat with seat frame carved with bowed front; ring and vase turned front stretcher, two plain stretchers on each side and plain rear stretcher; painted black or dark green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
cane (plant material)
maple (wood)
maple (wood)
Maple
Cane
CHAIR

Inscription

Under center of front seat rail: ""HEYWOOD CHAIR MANUF. CO. GARDENER, MASS. USA.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Heywood Chair Mfg. Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Gardner, MA, USA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

31.125 x 20.5 x 19.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.345.5

Places

Massachusetts (United States)