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Side chairs (2)

Object Number: 
1953.74a-b
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Poplar, caning, paint
Dimensions: 
each approx.: 34 x 17 x 17 in. ( 86.4 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm )
Description: 
Pair of poplar side chairs painted black; scroll-shaped crest rail and vase-shaped splat with traces of stenciled design; trapezoidal caned seat with convex front edge; ring-turned front legs with ball feet joined by rectangular stetcher; two plain, round stretchers at either side and one plain, round stretcher in back.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, these chairs were used by the family of the donor at Wilton, Connecticut.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Grace B. Morgan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group