Side chair

Norwegian
about 1740-60


Object Place: Europe, Norway

Dimensions

109.22 x 51.43 x 50.16 cm (43 x 20 1/4 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

32.324

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Seating and beds

Mahogany. Fruitwood? Walnut? Cabriole legs, grooved trifid feet. Carving on shaped seat-rail and knees. Scroll supports, high crested carved back-rail, vase-shaped splat, carved and pierced. Asymmetrical shell at top of crest rail.

Markings

VIIII on back of crest rail
VIII on back of center splat
XII on lower front of shoe

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler