Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1760

GUSN

GUSN-63332

Description

Side chair with walnut primary wood and maple secondary; yoke-shaped crest rail with central carved shell; cyma-curved stiles and vasiform splat; compass seat upholstered with twentieth-century red stamped worsted fabric; cabriole legs feature high-relief shell carvings terminating in carved bellflower drops; turned swelled stretchers with blocks and ring turnings, claw and ball feet. Part of a set purchased by Charles Barrett, Sr.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
walnut (wood)
maple (wood)
Queen Anne
Walnut
Maple
Queen Anne
Chair

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1948.152b

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

38 7/8 x 22 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1955.430.2

Places

Probably