Queen Anne side chair, York, ca. 1730-1760

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Queen Anne side chair, York, ca. 1730-1760

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Believed to have been made by Col. Samuel Sewall (1724-1814) of York.

Walnut. Yoke-shaped crest rail. Vase-shaped back splat. Cabriole front legs terminate in padded feet. Back legs taper slightly outwards. Central part of back leg tapered. 4 turned stretchers, 1 in center, 1 on each side & back. Balloon seat widens at front. Seat reupholstered with green fabric. Similar to set owned by Jonathan Sayward (1713-1797) of York.

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About This Item

  • Title: Queen Anne side chair, York, ca. 1730-1760
  • Creator: Sewall, Samuel
  • Creation Date: circa 1760
  • Subject Date: circa 1760
  • Town: York
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Walnut
  • Dimensions: 107 cm x 57 cm x 53 cm
  • Local Code: 1988.15
  • Collection: Bequest of Alice Parsons
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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

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