Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-63351

Description

Painted maple and white pine fancy chair. Splat rail with four turned spindles beneath rail, shaped plank seat with rolled front edge, four turned legs and box stretchers. Chair retains some of original yellow painted basecoat. Splat has a pillow center on which brown and grey (originally purple) grape and leaf are stencilled. Seat has reddish-brown sponge painting in imitation of birds-eye maple. Chalk inscription on bottom of seat reads "Hun."

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
sponging
stenciling
Norway spruce (wood)
Fancy
vine scrolls
maple (wood)
Maple
Pine
Fancy
Grape
Painted
Stenciled
Sponged
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 x 16 1/8 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1948.167.2