Commode Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-4600

Description

Wicker child's commode chair with U-shaped seat; high woven inverted U-shaped back woven with sloping arms topped with a braid of wicker; demi-lune shelf supported by a dowel, connected to chair through sllots in the woven sides near the front stiles; seat solid wood with circular opening in center; enclosed woven skirt with straight front and canted bowed sides and back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

commode chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
American linden (wood)
wicker
Children's furnishing
Wicker
Basswood
CHAIR, POTTY

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

19.625 x 16.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.793