Fancy Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-5278

Description

Painted gold and decorated; simple turned rear legs and raked stiles are surmounted by simple curved crest rail decorated with an elaborately scrolled fleur de lis in central reserve; three thin turned curved rungs surmount the bell-shaped caned seat and straight seat rail; straight turned frontal legs enclose three thin turned curved foot rests; two simple turned side stretchers and one rear; decorated all over with yellow and gilt bands, flowers and leaves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
cane (plant material)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
painting (coating)
hardwood
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Sheraton
Cane
Unidentified Hardwood
Painted
Sheraton
Fleur-de-Lis
Flower
Leaf
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

35.5 x 19 x 18.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.637.5