Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-50608

Description

The chair has a serpentine crest rail over three conforming slats and a rush seat. It has straight front legs with a beaded edge and a box stretcher.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
Chippendale
rush (material)
Mahogany
Birch
Rush
Chippendale
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA, Newbury or Newburyport, Massachusetts; Newbury, MA; Newburyport, MA

Dimensions

36.25 x 20.75 x 15.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.38.1

Reference Notes

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

Places

New Hampshire (United States)
Possibly
Possibly

Related Items

Title Chair Accession Number 1986.38.2