Highchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1885-1910

GUSN

GUSN-4595

Description

Bentwood ovoid back enclosed by horseshoe- shaped frame continuing below seat to form rear legs; food tray with bentwood arms is hinged to sides with screws and secured with spring bolt latch; S-shaped arms curve to form front splayed legs; round bentwood seat frame with caned seat; single oval bentwood stretcher screwed to inside of each leg; front part of stretcher extends beyond front legs to support oval segmented-shaped foot rest; natural colored cane; bentwood stained red-brown.

Details

Descriptive Terms

highchairs (children's chairs)
bentwood
cane (plant material)
Bentwood
Cane
HIGHCHAIR

Inscription

Branded and two paper labels. ""JJ Kohn/WSEDW-AUSTRIA""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Kohn, J.J. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

39.25 x 16.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.789