Side Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-65381

Description

Part of a set of four carved Renaissance Revival/Design Reform chairs, crest rail with carved anthemia on top and carved dot and saw tooth band. Stiles have lines which continue through scrolled half arms. Two receded vertical supports flanking center splat with incised circle and floral motif. Caned seat with scroll cut skirt. Turned front legs and stretchers, dowel box stretcher base, and flared square rear legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
caning
turning (shaping process)
walnut (wood)
Renaissance Revival
walnut (wood)
Chair
Chair, Side
Walnut
Caned
Renaissance Revival
Turned
Chair, Side

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

35 x 17 3/4 x 16 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.635.4