American 'Phaeton' Carriage Seat For Sale
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American 'Phaeton' Carriage Seat

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Phaeton is the early 19th-century term for an open carriage drawn by a single horse or a pair. With four oversized wheels, very lightly sprung, and a minimal body; it was fast and dangerous. The paint color is original; as are the wooden framing, iron straps, springs and sanitized horsehair stuffing. The upholstery fabric is fresh and new. Found in rural Litchfield County, Connecticut; there is no maker's mark or label. Early 19th century historical memorabilia repurposed as casual seating furniture.

Details

  • Production time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    Early 19th Century
  • Period
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Conserved paint. Sanitized horsehair stuffing. New neutral cloth upholstery.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 32.5 in. x W 41 in. x D 26 in.

    H 82.55 cm x W 104.14 cm x D 66.04 cm

  • Seat height
    19 in. (48.26 cm)
  • Seller location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Seller reference number
    1309 LOE/W
  • Reference number
    LU8667913225

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Located in Woodbury, CT
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