Lolling chair


Object Place: Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 106.7 x 65.1 x 52.1 cm (42 x 25 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Mahogany, birch

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Seating and beds

A lolling chair with a canted back and serpentine crest rail. The seat is upholstered over the frame. There is a slight serpentine shaping to the arms in plan and the forward ends are molded; the moldings carry down into the long curved arm supports and then into the front legs. The legs are tapered and also molded in the outside. The square rear legs cant outward, and there is a rear stretcher and H-stretcher with rounded tops. The seat rails are birch.


Lent by Dudley Leavitt Pickman, May 19, 1928; 1939, bequest of Dudley Leavitt Pickman (Accession Date

Credit Line

Bequest of Dudley Leavitt Pickman