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Low chair in "Elizabethan" or "Gothic" style. Square seat with shaped rear legs and spiral turned front legs ending in ball and ring turnings, feet possibly missing castors. Front and rear skirt ornamented with gothic arches, acorn drops, and applied bosses. Rear stiles spiral turned with...

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Descended in the Boylston family of Boston. In 1976, given to the Museum as a bequest from Barbara Boylston Bean.

Credit Line

Bequest of Barbara Boylston Bean


Object Place

probably Boston, Massachusetts


Overall: 108.6 x 45.7 x 45.1 cm (42 3/4 x 18 x 17 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, chestnut, original needlework upholstery




Furniture, Seating and Beds