Fancy Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-51075

Description

The chair has a turned scrolled crest rail, arched stiles, two slats, a balloon-shaped rush seat, turned raking front legs, round tapering rear legs, and bowed front stretchers. It is grain-painted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
graining
rush (material)
rush (material)
Ash
Rush
Painted
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

33.5 x 17 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.719