Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-63762

Description

Side chair. Birch or maple. Rush seat. Anglular yoke crest and pointed ears. Square, tapering stiles with chamfered back edges. pierced splat with central carrot piercing and horizontal splat rail. Trapezoidal seat frame covered in rush with exposed wooden corners, straight legs, and box stretchers. Stretchers and outer corner of front legs display beaded edges. Wood stained a reddish brown.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
birch (wood)
Chippendale
Birch
Chippendale
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

41 1/8 x 19 5/8 x 14 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles K. Davis

Accession Number

1948.146

Places

New Hampshire (United States)