Carved Mahogany Side Chair, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the serpentine crest rail with central shell continuing to a scroll-carved "owl" splat and beaded stiles, above a trapezoidal overupholstered seat with serpentine front rail joining cabriole legs with punchwork and acanthus carving ending in claw-and-ball feet, joined to the chamfered back legs by block-, vase-, and ring-turned stretchers, refinished, ht. 37, seat ht. 17 in.
Provenance: H.L. Chalfant Antiques, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1993.
Right side of splat restored, glue blocks reinforced with screws, front feet worn.
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