Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-62498

Description

Side chair with solid vase shaped splat, carved shell crest rail, round stiles, and balloon seat. Wide (3/4") chamfered rear legs, above side stretchers, turned stretchers, cabriole legs with pad feet. Chair seat has been reupholstered with a green damask fabric. One of a set of four.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
walnut (wood)
maple (wood)
carving (processes)
turning (shaping process)
Queen Anne
Walnut
Carved
Queen Anne
Maple
Turned
Chair

Associated Building

Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1948.153c

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA; RI

Dimensions

40 7/8 x 21 3/4 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1955.406.3

Places

Rhode Island (United States)
Probably
Possibly