State House Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1797

GUSN

GUSN-55320

Description

Bergere chair. Mahogany, ash, leather. Back curves into arms. Columnar turned arms; leather-upholsetered seat cushion, back, and arms. Columnar front legs; flared rear legs. All legs terminate into casters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desk chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
leather
mahogany (wood)
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Ash
Leather
Empire
Chair, Desk

Associated Person

Codman, John, 1755-1803
Codman, Charles Russell, 1784-1852
Codman, Ogden, 1839-1904

Associated Building

Original To Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.777

Maker

Bright, George, 1726-1805 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

32 1/8 x 24 1/8 x 21 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.777.1

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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