Black-painted Slat-back Side Chair, New England, early 18th century, with three arched slats and double stretchers, later black paint, (imperfections),ht. 42, seat ht. 16 in.
Literature: The Impecunious Collector's Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 96; The Impecunious House Restorer: Personal Vision and Historic Accuracy, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1984, fig. 162.
chips and wear to high points, front stretchers very worn, large loss to lower rear section of left rear leg.
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