Law School Moot Court Chair
Furniture; Teaching Tools
Cherry wood, leather
ca. between 1790 and 1820
Litchfield Historical Society
31"height x 18 1/4" length and width of base
Reading arm corner chair. Front stretcher has ball and ring turnings and back stretcher has vase and ring turnings. Cabriole legs with sunburst carving on foot of front leg. Skirt with two reverse curves with half-moon in center on both sides and the front. The back side of the skirt is plain. Vase-shaped splats. Used as "Judge's" chair in moot court sessions held in the Law School and as Tapping Reeve's reading chair.
- Tapping Reeve
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