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Object Name Chair
Year Range from 1815
Year Range to 1825
Place of Origin Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Description A Lolling chair with serpentine crest and front seat rail. The shaped arms extend to meet the supports at carved handholds. The arm supports are aligned vertically over the front legs which continue straight to the floor; figured birch veneer covers the top of the front legs. Both arm supports and front legs are turned and fully reeded. The rear legs are square and undecorated. Mahogany, soft maple, and Eastern white pine. The horsehair upholstery is original.
Accession Number 1989.11