Lolling Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-5036

Description

Lolling Chair. Mahogany primary wood, maple secondary wood. Curved and slightly scooped arms; upholstered seat and back; serpentine crest rail with prominent ears, bowed front apron; receding concave arm supports with light wood stringing rounded at the top and hollowed at the bottom (repeating the rounded inlay at the top of the legs). Rests on square tapered front legs with light wood stringing; square canted rear legs; no stretchers; brass castors.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lolling chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
Hepplewhite
Mahogany
Hepplewhite
Inlaid
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

42 3/16 x 25 1/3 x 20 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.448

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)