Great Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-70318

Description

Carved back and arms, curule legs; turned stretchers. This chair is a type known as a "Glastonbury chair." Based on 16th century English chairs, these were widely reproduced in the late nineteenth century.

Details

Descriptive Terms

great chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
black walnut (wood)
carving (processes)
leather
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
Jacobean
shields (motifs)
vines
Walnut
Leather
Carved
Shield
Vine
Foliage
Jacobean
CHAIR, GREAT

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

32.75 x 23.25 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2228