Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1780

GUSN

GUSN-4269

Description

Chair has three pierced, double-scrolled slats enclosed by rectangular stiles. Slightly rounded ears have carved scroll on front. Slip seat upholstered in black figured horsehair. Bowed seat rail. Front legs square with beaded corners. Two side, single medial stretcher. Rear legs square, raked back. Straight feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
carving (processes)
horsehair
mahogany (wood)
Chippendale
Mahogany
Carved
Chippendale
Horsehair
CHAIR, SIDE

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

America

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

37.125 x 21.5 x 10.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.204