Painted Windsor Fan-back Upholstered Armchair, probably from the shop of Joseph Henzey, Philadelphia, c. 1780-90, with carved knuckle handholds and finely turned arm supports, legs, and stretchers, early green paint over earlier red, ht. 41, seat ht. 15 in.
Provenance: James and Nancy Glazer, purchased in 1989.
Note: Joseph Henzey worked at 106 South Eighth Street in Philadelphia. According to the consignor, this is the only known Pennsylvania Windsor chair that was meant to be upholstered.
upholstery is a replacement.
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