|Object ID #||1969.030.011|
|Object Name||Chair, Dining|
|Lexicon category||2: Building Furnishings|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
"Gunstock"-style chair with plank seat, which is rounded. Black-painted armless chair (has two steam-bent wooden braces for the back posts) with four turned spindles in the back. Posts are turned. The legs are turned and have stretchers. The cresting rail is shaped with semi-circular cuts on its bottom side. The front side is embellished with some hand-painted floral decorations.
Maker/original provenance unknown. Used at "Bothwell's Manor," a 19th-century Victorian farm house owned by George Bothwell and located on the north side of Highway 26 near Hatton's Corners [in the former Sydenham Township Grey County]. This location is just east of Owen Sound, Grey County.
Passed down to Gordon and Viola Bothwell.
|Collection||Furniture, 19th-c Collection|
|Dimensions||H-31.75 W-18 D-18 inches|
|Found||Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County|
Bothwell, George (2)