Paint-decorated Fan-back Windsor Side Chair, probably Rhode Island, late 18th century, with bulbous vase- and ring-turnings and carved saddle seat, old black paint with vestiges of later floral decoration, (imperfections and repairs),ht. 36, seat ht. 17 3/4 in.
Literature: The Impecunious Collector's Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 30; Furniture Treasury, by Wallace Nutting, MacMillan, 1928, fig. 2685.
cracks and chips to legs, right stile with repair under seat and repaired break at top, iron repair to crest at top of three spindles.
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