Massachusetts Bannister Back Armchair

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An exemplary American maple bannister back armchair with copious ring turnings, scalloped crest and lower back rails, in worn dark umber paint; with a very old, appropriate and serviceable woven splint seat. Of Massachusetts coastal origin and provenance, it has been deliberately maintained in structurally sound condition for everyday use.

Details

  • Period
    Mid-18th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hand-Carved   Maple
  • Condition
    Distressed. Highly-skilled rear leg restoration to original length/height; necessary to maintain proper seat angulation and overall structural sturdiness..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    48 in. H x 29 in. W x 19 in. D
    122 cm H x 74 cm W x 48 cm D
  • Seat Height
    18 in. (46 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU86673054132
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

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Located in Woodbury, CT

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