Low Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1755-1780

GUSN

GUSN-72424

Description

Low side chair. Maple primary wood, pine secondary wood; horsehair upholstery; cotton batting; hemp, and chintz. Molded yoke-shaped crest with central carved shell. Pierced splat. Slip seat. Swelled ring-turned stretchers with block-turned supports. Rests on cabriole legs with cyma-curved knee brackets and ball and claw feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
carving (processes)
cotton (textile)
hemp (fiber)
horsehair
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Chippendale
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Maple
Pine
Hemp
Horsehair
Cotton
Carved
Chippendale
CHAIR

Associated Person

Bradlee, Mary Perrin (May), 1815-1877

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 x 23 1/8 x 18 1/3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.616

Places

Massachusetts (United States)