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Fancy Side Chair

Item Information

Title:
Fancy Side Chair
Description:
Painted gold and decorated; simple turned rear legs and raked stiles are surmounted by simple curved crest rail decorated with an elaborately scrolled fleur de lis in central reserve; three thin turned curved rungs surmount the bell-shaped caned seat and straight seat rail; straight turned frontal legs enclose three thin turned curved foot rests; two simple turned side stretchers and one rear; decorated all over with yellow and gilt bands, flowers and leaves.
Date:
1805–1815
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
cane (plant material)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
painting (coating)
hardwood
side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Sheraton
Cane
Unidentified Hardwood
Painted
Fleur-de-Lis
Flower
Leaf
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Extent:
35.5 in. x 19 in. x 18.25 in. (H x W x D)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Ralph May
Accession #:
1971.637.3
Identifier:
5276