Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1815

GUSN

GUSN-4986

Description

Chair with square tapered moulded front legs. Square raked rear legs with four rectangular stretchers. Seat upholstered over the seat rails. Elliptical front rail, reeded stiles and stay rail. Elliptical crest rail centering on inlaid tablet. Four pierced and reed splats, triangular corner blocks (type III).

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
Federal
Mahogany
Federal
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

36 5/8 x 20 1/4 x 16 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.434.2

Places

New Hampshire (United States)