Side chair, one of four side chairs from a Rococo revival parlor set

1850–70


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 101 x 48.9 x 57.2 cm (39 3/4 x 19 1/4 x 22 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1982.485

Medium or Technique

Rosewood

On View

The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238B)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Cabriole front legs with leaf carving at feet and knees. Shaped back legs, round in section. casters on front feet. INverted egg-shaped back, upholstered. Pierced and carved crest, central deeply carved flowers on a shaped shield, flanked by “S”-scrolls, seed pods. Shaped front seat rail with shallow floral carving.

Provenance

Donor purchased the object from the estate of Hazel Leonard, Seekonk, MA

Credit Line

Gift of John Fenn Brill