Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1720-1750

GUSN

GUSN-64786

Description

Armchair with four arched gradated slats and sausage-turned stiles. Scrolled arms terminate in pierced handholds. Baluster-turned arm supports rest on sausage and ball-turned front legs. Poplar, ash, and oak with rush seat. Traces of early green paint visible beneath oak graining and yellow striping.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
graining
oak (wood)
rush (material)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
turning (shaping process)
William and Mary
Chair
Chair

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA, Eastern Massachusetts

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

43 x 24 7/8 x 15 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.420