Black-painted Turned Slat-back Armchair, New England, early 18th century, with boldly turned finials, downward sloping arms ending in turned handholds, and double sausage-turned front stretchers, old surface, (minor imperfections and restoration),ht. 49 3/4, seat ht. 18 1/2 in.
each foot pieced below lowest stretcher, evidence of minor insect activity, flat surfaces on back of finials suggesting old attachment, considerable wear to arms and front stretchers.
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