Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1755-1785

GUSN

GUSN-53304

Description

Side chair. Mahogany with soft maple loose seat frame. Serpentine crest rail with carved molded ears. Pierced splat with "owl's eye" central design. Straight seat. Rests on creased cabriole legs and raked ball and claw feet. Block and baluster side stretchers; swelled medial and rear stretchers. Inner front seat rail branded "M.MACKAY."\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
Chippendale
maple (wood)
Mahogany
Aluminum
Maple
Chippendale
Upholstered
Chair

Associated Person

Mackay, Mungo, c. 1740-1811

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Dimensions

37 5/8 x 23 1/2 x 17 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Virginia L. Hodge and Katharine D. Parry

Accession Number

1942.1208