Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1810

GUSN

GUSN-55791

Description

Klismos side chair; 4 tapered saber legs, 2 front legs have reeded shaping on front face. Rectangular seat frame w/ slightly flared sides, presently upholstered. Curved stiles have molded edges and support a deeply molded "swag". Rectangular crest rail w/ central rectangular raised medallion flanked by rectangular blocks bearing foliate carving.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
wood (plant material)
Mahogany
Upholstered
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

33.625 x 18.375 x 16.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.54B