Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1730-1770

GUSN

GUSN-48558

Description

Side chair. Poplar front legs; ash seat rails. Canted back with grooved yoke-shaped crest, stiles, and splat rail. Outwardly curved carving on crest. Vasiform splat. Modern rush on seat. Ball and ring-turned front stretcher. Bulbous turned side and back stretcher. Block-and-ball-turned front legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
carving (processes)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
maple (wood)
Queen Anne
rush (material)
Maple
Ash
Carved
Turned
Painted
Queen Anne
Rush
CHAIR

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA, Eastern Massachusetts

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

40 7/8 x 18 5/16 x 13 1/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Chauncey C. Nash

Accession Number

1971.375

Reference Notes

Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)