Roundabout chair

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Title:
Roundabout chair
Date: 
1750-1790
Medium: 
Walnut
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 x 20 x 20 in. ( 58.4 x 50.8 x 50.8 cm )
Date End: 
1 790
Description: 
Walnut Queen Anne roundabout or corner chair; back has scrolled crest rail, serpentine arms with flat round ends, turned columnar stiles, and solid vase-shaped splats; quadrant, or semi-circular, seat (modern) with upholstered slip seat and deep rails; three cabriole front legs with slipper feet and one turned rear leg.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Object Number: 
1963.90
Gallery Label: 
Chairs of this form were often designed as commode chairs.
Date Begin: 
1750
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group