Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-8022

Description

Black-painted with tapered spindles. Squared seat with rounded corners. Rounded legs swell at center. Dowel front and rear stretchers centered; side stretchers lowered. Yellow gilt highlights on legs, stretchers, seat and spindles. Crest: stenciled with fruit and vine motifs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
gilding
painting (coating)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
fruit
vines
crests (motifs)
Painted
Gilded
Stenciled
Fruit
Vine
Yoked Crest
CHAIR

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

32.125 x 15.5 x 18.313 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.975.4