Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

GUSN

GUSN-4770

Description

Matched set of quasi-gondola chairs; grain painted in black with cane seats; broad hoop-shaped back with hand grip cut out at center of crest; four turned spindles in back, the outer two form back legs below the seat; front legs are vase and ring turned below seat with button feet; two simple turned stretchers on each side, one at back and two decoratively turned stretchers at front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 x 17.75 x 18.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.871.1