Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1775

GUSN

GUSN-49361

Description

Side chair. Soft maple, ash rear seat rail. Yoke crest. Vasiform splat. Stiles taper upward from base to crest. Rush seat. Block and baluster-turned front legs with baluster and ring turnings just below seat rail.Swelled turned side stretchers with central turned ring contours. Ball and ring-turned front stretcher. Rests on Spanish feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
maple (wood)
white ash (wood)
rush (material)
maple (wood)
Queen Anne
rush (material)
Maple
Painted
Rush
Queen Anne
CHAIR

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA, Eastern Massachusetts

Dimensions

40 3/8 x 19 x 18 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1976.232

Reference Notes

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

Places

Massachusetts (United States)