Corner chair


Title
Corner chair
Description
Chippendale-style close stool corner chair in walnut with secondary yellow pine (HOA 31 1/2" WOA 18 1/2"). Back has demilune crest rail atop two arm rails joined with a lap joint. These are supported by three turned columns. Openwork splats are secured with flat strips to allow seat to be removed easily. The chair features a deep scalloped apron to conceal a chamber pot. Chamber pot supports are missing, but ghostmarks remain. Made in Halifax County, N.C. sometime between 1750-1790. The accompanying video describes the item in detail.
Date
1750-1790
Original Format
equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Historic Hope Plantation
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Historic Hope Plantation
Rights
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