Easy Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-60755

Description

Easy chair (.a) with serpentine crest, shaped wings, straight arms with curved arm supports. Turned legs with box stretchers, spiral twist turning on front stretcher. Needlework and lindsey-woolsey upholstery cushion (.b) added in 20th century to the 19th century frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Colonial Revival
chairs (furniture forms)
oak (wood)
turning (shaping process)
upholstering
Colonial Revival
Chair
Armchair
Chair, Easy
Oak
Upholstered
Turned
Colonial Revival
Chair, Easy

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.75 x 29.75 x 21.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1685