Queen Anne side chair, York, ca. 1760-1780

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Queen Anne side chair, York, ca. 1760-1780

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Description

This chair has the history of belonging to Esther Woodruff (Smith) Hungerford (1863-1951) and Dr. Harry Hungerford (1857-1893) who married 1889 and were York summer residents.

Walnut. Vase-shaped back splat. Squared stiles taper inwards to yoke-shaped crest rail. Cabriole front legs with pointed knees terminate in padded feet. Rear legs squared and chamfered, taper outwards. H-stretchers. Rear stretchers block and baluster turned. Seat reupholstered with green fabric.

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About This Item

  • Title: Queen Anne side chair, York, ca. 1760-1780
  • Creation Date: circa 1760
  • Subject Date: circa 1760
  • Town: York
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Walnut
  • Dimensions: 101 cm x 55 cm x 54 cm
  • Local Code: 1976.70
  • Collection: Gift of Dorothy Hungerford
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Old York Historical Society
P.O. Box 312, York, ME 03909
(207) 361-3552
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