Doll's Arm Chair

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-5322

Description

Painted black; two arched slats, held by ring-turned stiles; turned arms taper at joint with stile; turned arm supports have single knop above rush seat; four round stretchers; painted yellow rings on stiles, arms, arm supports and front legs; upper slat has gold stencilled pheasant and vine motif, while lower slat has central horse, dog at left and house and tree at right; legs round tapering slight at base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
doll-playing accessories
chairs (furniture forms)
rush (material)
hardwood
figure- and animal-derived motifs
dog (animal)
horse (animal)
houses
pheasant
rush (material)
vines
Unidentified Hardwood
Rush
Pheasant
Vine
Dog
Horse
House
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

15.75 x 9.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.674