Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-5122

Description

Ball and claw feet on cabriole legs with leafy scrolled knees; back legs squared, chamfered and raked; rectangular seat rails with slip seat; square stiles have beaded front edges and scrolled ears; curvilinear crest rail; splat is pierced with scrolled ribbon carving with oval handhold pierced at top of splat; tan upholstered seat cushion has crewel-worked basket with flowers and birds.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
crewelwork (technique)
mahogany (wood)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
Chippendale
flower baskets
Mahogany
Chippendale
Crewelworked
Fruit Basket
Bird
CHAIR

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

40.063 x 23.813 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.523