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Black-painted Bannister-back Side Chair

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2897M Location: Off Premises Date / Time: May 21, 2016 10:00AM


Black-painted Bannister-back Side Chair, Norwich, Connecticut, 18th century, with bold turning and shaped cresting and white-painted splint seat, ht. 46 3/4 in.

Provenance: Jane Wilson, 1974.

Literature: Illustrated in Robert F. Trent, Hearts & Crowns, Folk Chairs of the Connecticut Coast 1720-1840 (New Haven Colony Historical Society: New Haven, Connecticut, 1977), plate 6, p. 36.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Jane Wilson, Norwich