Chippendale Carved Walnut Side Chair, Philadelphia, c. 1760-80, the serpentine scratch-beaded crest rail with scroll terminals centering a carved shell and foliate device, the shell-carved front seat rail, on frontal cabriole legs with shell-carved knees ending in trifid feet, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 40 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/2 in.
Literature: For an identical example in the Garvan Collection at Yale University, see American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale, John T. Kirk (New York, 1972), p. 76, number 61.
left stile repaired at top with repinning, seat frame replaced, glue block possibly replaced.
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