Side chair

Side chair
Side chair
Side chair
Side chair
Title
Side chair
Date 
1740-1765
Medium 
Walnut, maple
Dimensions 
Overall: 38 1/4 x 22 1/2 x 20 in. ( 97.2 x 57.2 x 50.8 cm )
Description 
Walnut Queen Anne side chair; yoke-shaped crest rail with central carved shell, vase-shaped splat; compass-shaped slip seat; chamfered rear legs, cabriole front legs with shell and bellflower carving on knees and ball and claw feet, turned side, rear, and medial stretchers.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Object Number 
1963.86
Gallery Label 
Shell-crested Queen Anne chairs have long been associated with Rhode Island, but recent research identifies them as Boston products.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group