Great Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1740-1770

GUSN

GUSN-72432

Description

Great chair. Poplar front legs, maple arms, crest, splat, stay rail, ash side stretchers and probably rear stretchers, replaced pine front seat rail, ash side and rear seat rails. Yoke crest; vasiform splat; curled hand-holds; block-turned legs; ball and reel stretchers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

great chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
maple (wood)
Queen Anne
rush (material)
Maple
Ash
Tulip Poplar
Rush
Queen Anne
CHAIR, GREAT

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

42 1/2 x 24 3/8 x 19 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.624

Places

Massachusetts (United States)