Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-4603

Description

Fancy chairs; grain painted in black with gilt outlining on splat and crest; yoke style stepped crest rail painted with black "eye" at center (having ogee arch cutout on lower edge); solid vase-shaped splat; turned stiles with rear flattened on face above seat; front legs vase turned below seat terminating in button feat; double dowel stretchers on sides; single at back; larger ring turned stretcher at front; caned seats.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
cane (plant material)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
Fancy
Federal
maple (wood)
Chair
Chair, Side
Maple
Cane
Painted
Fancy
Federal
Chair, Side

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34.875 x 16.625 x 15.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.782.2