Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1795-1805

GUSN

GUSN-50592

Description

Side chair. Mahogany, maple/birch, leather upholstery. Molded shield-shaped back with three shaped uncarved ribs radiating from the lunette. Molded stiles, leather covered seats with double row of brass tacks, and tapered and molded front legs with "H" shaped stretchers. Legs have a pronounced taper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
birch (wood)
leather
Federal
Hepplewhite
maple (wood)
Leather
Mahogany
Maple
Birch
Hepplewhite
Federal
CHAIR

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Dimensions

37 1/2 x 21 x 17 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.19.1

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Probably