Easy Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1765-1775

GUSN

GUSN-55944

Description

Easy chair. Black walnut front legs, side, and medial stretchers; soft maple rear legs, rear stretchers, and all other secondary wood except for white pine cone-shaped arm supports. Serpentine crest rail and vertically rolled arms. Straight seat. Block and baluster turned side stretchers. Swelled turned medial and rear stretchers. Plain rear legs. Front cabriole legs with shaped knee blocks terminate in pad feet. Raked back legs. Chair pholstered in red worsted wool damask.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
black walnut (wood)
maple (wood)
eastern white pine (wood)
Queen Anne
Chair

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

47 3/4 x 33 7/8 x 22 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley

Accession Number

1939.362

Places

Probably
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)