Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1805

GUSN

GUSN-55047

Description

Square-back side chair; mahogany wood; chalk inscription on the rear seat rail marked "Fisk" could refer to either William or Samuel Fiske of eastern Massachusetts. Rests on fluted Marlborough front legs and rear legs that flare outward at base; H-shaped stretchers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
Federal
Chair
Chair, Side
Chair, Side

Additional Identification Number

B393

Maker

Fiske, William, 1770-1844 (Maker)
Fiske, Samuel (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston or Salem, MA, USA

Dimensions

36 1/3 x 21 1/4 x 17 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Lucy Ellis Allen

Accession Number

1977.170.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Probably