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Massachusetts Bannister Back Armchair


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.


  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • 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

    H 48 in. x W 29 in. x D 19 in.

    H 121.92 cm x W 73.66 cm x D 48.26 cm

  • Seat height
    18 in. (45.72 cm)
  • Seller location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Seller reference number
    1509 AEEE CKJ
  • Reference number

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