Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-5457

Description

Pedimented and scrolled crest rail with carved trefoil ornamentation and molded cornice; straight back with two flat pilasters and applied ears under cornice; rectangular central panel with pierced ornamentation consisting of a solid oval panel with carved acanthus and scrolling leaves at both ends; four-petal flower on each corner; pierced ornamentation encased with molding; flat board step-molded seat; straight apron with blocked corners; front panel carved with trefoil ornamentation applied to bottom; carved and tapering front legs; raked-back rear legs; varnished.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
carving (processes)
piercing
wood (plant material)
acanthus (motif)
Renaissance Revival
Renaissance Revival
Pierced
Carved
Acanthus
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

48.125 x 20.25 x 21.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.775.2