Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1670-1690

GUSN

GUSN-66869

Description

Armchair. Poplar posts; birch rockers; all other work ash. Ball-turned topmost back rail. Attenuated spindles at back and baluster-turned stiles. Tops of finials and ball-turned handholds above front posts missing. Two rows of stretchers at front and sides; one stretcher at back. Shaped planked arms. Rush seat and rockers not original.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
birch (wood)
poplar (wood)
Chair
Chair

Label

Loaned to Fitchburg Art Museum, Sept 2003- Feb 2004 for exhibition "Picturing Our Past: Frontier Challenges 1600-1720."

Associated Person

Weeks, Leonard
Weeks, Daniel

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Coastal MA or NH; MA; NH

Dimensions

38 1/2 x 25 1/2 x 14 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1961.104