Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-50892

Description

Side chair. Probably birch with original brown stain. Flattened serpentine crest rail over two serpentine slats; rush seat . Rests on straight front legs with beaded outer edge with box stretchers, the front of which has a beaded edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
birch (wood)
Chippendale
Birch
Chippendale
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Stool Accession Number 1986.30
Title Chippendale Side Chair Accession Number 1986.64.1
Title Chippendale Side Chair Accession Number 1986.64.2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

37 1/2 x 18 x 14 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.493

Reference Notes

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

Places

Massachusetts (United States)