Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-8070

Description

Rosewood grained and gilt painted; frontal ball feet; turned, curved legs. Saddle-shaped seat. Stiles enclose two rungs decorated with grapes and leaf motif and surmounted by turned crest rail with stylized floral element.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
gilding
graining
painting (coating)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Fancy
floral patterns
vine scrolls
rush (material)
Sheraton
Rush
Painted
Gilded
Leaf
Turned
Grained
Floral
Sheraton
Fancy
CHAIR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34.5 x 17.375 x 18.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.427.2