Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1775-1815

GUSN

GUSN-5032

Description

Square tapered moulded front legs; square raked rear legs; four rectangular stretchers; seat upholstered over the seat rails; elliptical front rail; the front edge of the square back, stay rail and elliptical crest rail are hollowed and outlined with a bead; above the reeding on the five vertical splats are three lanceolate-shaped leaves; moulded curvilinear arms are attached to the seat rails of the arm chairs; triangular corner blocks (type III).

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
mahogany (wood)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Sheraton
Mahogany
Sheraton
Leaf
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37.5 x 20 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.446.4

Places

New Hampshire (United States)