Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1715-1740

GUSN

GUSN-49363

Description

Side chair. Poplar posts and bannisters; arch seat rails, splat rail, and stretchers; maple crest and splat rail. Arched, molded crest. Vasiform splat. Splat rail protrudes downward. Grooves outline crest and splat rail. Rushed seat rerushed in late twentieth century. Block-and-baluster-turned legs surmounted by turned conical points and ring turnings at upper extremities beneath seat. Seven turned stretchers. Spanish feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
poplar (wood)
rush (material)
William and Mary
Chair
Chair

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA, Boston-Salem area; Boston, MA; Salem, MA

Dimensions

48 1/4 x 19 7/8 x 14 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Florence Evans Bushee

Accession Number

1976.236

Reference Notes

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

Places

Massachusetts (United States)