Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790

GUSN

GUSN-55897

Description

Side chair. Mahogany, velvet upholstery. Tapered square front legs with bead molding on three exterior edges. Square saber Rear legs without beading and slightly chamfered on interior edge. Rectangular H stretchers with slightly rounded upper face. Slightly flaring rectangular seat frame with serpentine front. Shaped and molded stiles support shield back with five shaped spindles emanating from a demilune. Partial fans at junction of stile and back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
upholstering
Federal
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Upholstered
Federal
Pine
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

38 1/3 x 24 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.59A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)