Black-painted Turned Side Chair, New England, late 18th/early 19th century, with vase- and ring-turned posts and "Windsor-type" turned, swelled spindles with bulbous turned front stretcher, old black paint, (imperfections),ht. 40 1/2, seat ht. 16 in.
Literature: The Impecunious Collector's Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 42. Kirk sees this as an interesting intersection of three chair types known in the late 18th century.
old loss to top of left front seat post, loss to left rear seat post.
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