Chippendale Carved Walnut Armchair, Philadelphia area, c. 1760-80, shaped and scratchbeaded crest above a pierced splat, shaped arms with knuckle-carved handholds and concave supports, and trapezoidal slip seat on molded and shaped rail joining cabriole front legs ending in claw-and-ball feet, ht. 40 1/2, seat ht. 17 in.
A Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, Collection
Front of splat has two patches that do not appear on the back, splat has three cracks, one stabilized on the back, glue blocks are replaced with chestnut.
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