Comb-back Windsor Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-50619

Description

Grain painted serpentine crest rail with eleven tapering spindles, and a vase-turned arm support and two tapering supports. There is an oval scooped seat over the vase-turned splayed legs and a bulbous center turned stretchers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high-back Windsor chairs
graining
wood (plant material)
Chair
Chair, Windsor
Chair, Windsor

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

40 1/4 x 25 1/8 x 16 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.50