Armchair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1680-1720

GUSN

GUSN-8356

Description

Turned back posts with ring- and ball-turned finials hold four arched slats. Flat arm rests and sausage-turned stretchers join turned front posts with ball hand holds to back. Rush seat. Double sausage-turned front stretchers. Double turned side stretchers; single back stretcher. Old red paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
rush (material)
turning (shaping process)
maple (wood)
rush (material)
Maple
Ash
Painted
Rush
Turned
CHAIR

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

46 x 24 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.553