Pair of Queen Anne Carved Cedar Side Chairs, Bermuda, c. 1730-50, the shaped crest rail with spooned center flanked by scrolls, above vasiform splats and trapezoidal slip seats with cutout rails joining cabriole legs above block-, vase-, and ring-turned and flat-shaped stretchers, ht. 39 1/4, seat ht. 18 3/4 in.
Literature: For a discussion of Bermudian Queen Anne side chairs with stretchers, see Bryden B. Hyde, Bermuda's Antique Furniture and Silver, pp. 44-45.
one chair with replaced knee return; te other chair with three replaced knee returns; one chair has a stable crack along the grain in a stile; crestrail on other chair may be been broken and is repaired, with a small patch - all very stable and not very noticeable.
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