Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1805-1830

GUSN

GUSN-8035

Description

Scrolled back and curved crest rail; gilded ananthus leaves enclosed by gilded bands; scrolled ends. Rounded and curved stiles. Arm rails curve into handholds with tapered arm supports. Rush seat. Turned front legs and medial stretcher with bands of gilt. Two domed stretchers on sides; one on back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
gilding
graining
rosewood (wood)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
acanthus (motif)
rush (material)
Sheraton
Rosewood
Grained
Gilded
Turned
Rush
Sheraton
Acanthus
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

35.25 x 20.25 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.338.1