Highchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-50844

Description

Highchair. Repainted wood. Rectangular crest rail over three tapered, arched, and turned spindles and stiles. Straight turned arms with conforming supports on thick shaped seat incised with conforming and decorative line. Raised on four splayed bamboo-turned legs with bamboo boxed stretchers. Round-fronted foot rest mounted to front legs; painted brown with gold highlights over earlier yellow paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

highchairs (children's chairs)
pine (wood)
maple (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Maple
Pine
HIGHCHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

31 1/3 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.439

Places

Massachusetts (United States)