Side chair

Side chair
Title
Side chair
Date 
1760-1800
Medium 
Maple
Dimensions 
Overall: 40 1/4 x 21 3/4 x 16 in. ( 102.2 x 55.2 x 40.6 cm )
Description 
Maple, Queen Anne side chair; straight back with yoke-shaped crest, turned stiles, and vase-shaped splat (possibly cherry); trapezoidal rush seat (modern) with corner blocks; turned front legs with pad feet, turned front stretcher with two balls and reel, four plain side stretchers and one plain rear stretcher.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1943.428a
Gallery Label 
This chair is typical of chairs produced in New York in the 18th and early 19th century. Also known as Hudson Valley chairs, York chairs, and Dutch chairs, they would have originally been painted red or black.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group