Side chair

about 1700


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

114.7 cm (45 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.532

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Modified Spanish feet on curving legs with arrised knee; back legs canted; flat front and side stretchers; turned back stretchers; applied serpentine skirt over seat rails and knees front and sides, with incised line at edge; trapezoidal seat with caning; spooned back with two panels of cane; flat crest with pair of inward curving scrolls and tight scrolls; very small scale caning with braided binded applied front and back.

Inscription

'IB' stamped on back of right rear leg at seat rail

Provenance

Bought by the MFA for $800. (Accession Date: July 17, 1930)

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund