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Side chair. Mahogany with white pine corner blocks. Serpentine crest rail with central shell carving and carved molded ears. Stiles have rounded backs. Pierced splat with owl-eye central design. Original loose seat with small brackets nailed at rear corners of seat rails. Rests on creased cabriole legs terminate in ball and claw feet with raked claws and rear club feet.
chairs (furniture forms)
eastern white pine (wood)
shell (animal material)
Original to Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),
Title Chair seat cover fragment Accession Number NULL
MA, Boston-Salem area; Boston, MA; Salem, MA
38 3/8 x 23 7/16 x 17 1/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Mary Thacher
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.
Massachusetts (United States)