Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-63923

Description

Renaissance Revival style side chairs. Slanted pediment crest with projecting carved shell motif flanked by two rectangular shaped burl lozenges and two turned button medallions. Straight stiles with incised geometric patter and decorative exterior corner brackets. Solid vase-shaped splat with applied burl shield; carved and incised lower rail above vase and ring turned stretcher complimented by skirt. Side chairs have carved and incised half arms. Flag shaped seat with bowing front rail. Turned front legs terminate in turnip feet. Top front stretcher carved and incised; lower vase and ring turned lower front stretcher echoes rear seat stretcher. Four plain dowel box stretchers, seat upholstered in leather.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
leather
shell (animal material)
walnut (wood)
Renaissance Revival
shell (animal material)
walnut (wood)
Chair
Chair, Side
Walnut
Leather
Renaissance Revival
Shell
Chair, Side

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

39 3/4 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.495.10

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