Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1805

GUSN

GUSN-55789

Description

Klismos chair in grained hardwood. Curved rectangular top rail with brass knob at one end. Inlaid brass beading ending in flowered scroll. Lower back rail tapers inward with brass leaf and arrow motifs. Scrolls border central circle with brass floral motif. Stiles curve in near seat and flare out to straight feet. Slightly raised curved side rails ending in curved front legs. Seat caned in wicker with brass inlaid rectangular beading on front rail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
brass (alloy)
hardwood
inlay (process)
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

32 3/4 x 18 1/2 x 16 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.53C

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