Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1760-1769

GUSN

GUSN-55705

Description

Side chair. Mahogany; soft maple front and side seat rails; beech corner braces. Serpentine crest rail with vegetal carving. Scrolled pierced splat with ogee arch central piercing. Rests on Marlborough legs. Rope beaded edge on stiles and legs. "H" stretcher and rear stretcher, inscribed "Wallace Burke" in pencil on inside of rail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
beech (wood)
Chippendale
Upholstered
Chippendale
Chair

Associated Person

Quincy, Abigail Phillips, 1745-1798
Quincy, Josiah, 1744-1775

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Dimensions

37 15/16 x 23 3/16 x 17 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1971.227

Places

Massachusetts (United States)