Armchair

Object Number: 
1959.83
Date: 
1670-1700
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 46 x 25 x 20 in. ( 116.8 x 63.5 x 50.8 cm )
Description: 
Turned great chair with 3 spindles between 2 upper and 1 lower back rungs; turned stiles topped with acorn-shaped finials with reels below; ring turned arms have ring-turned supports capped with ball-shaped handles; arm supports continuous with front legs with bun feet; splint seat; front and side stretchers; bottom portion of both rear legs replaced.
Gallery Label: 
The rear legs of this chair have been pieced and other parts of the chair may be replacements. The wooden seat was replaced with a rush seat in 1959.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mary Constance DuBois
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group