Wooden chair used at APH

Chair, Desk

Accession Number: 2005.53.3

Description: Oak desk chair, orange finish; simple lines; curved crest rail tenoned into stiles; five rails on back splat tenoned into crest rail and the back rail; seat is glued up from five boards with a shallow tongue and groove joint, round depression shaped to rear of seat, chamfered edges, slight flare from back to front; front legs straight with chamfer on outer front corner, rear legs curve backward; square-section stretchers between front and back legs with a single stretcher connecting them in the middle; two curved "hip rests" screwed to seat and stiles, mortised screw holes plugged; seat rails are tenoned into the legs, the seat is screwed to the rails with four screws; two glue blocks at front of seat frame; in crayon beneath seat "2 24 L.O."

Height: 33.75

Width: 18.25

Depth: 18

Date Made: ca. 1950

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2005.53

Subjects: Chairs Furniture

Dimension Notes: overall

Material: Wood

Updated: 03/13/2015