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18th Century Nantucket Fireside Ladder Back Side Chair, circa 1780



18th century nantucket fireside ladder back side chair, circa 1780 or earlier, having characteristic ball finials atop sausage and ball turned standards, holding three shaped back slats, above a rush seat, raised on short turned legs braced by dowel stretchers; in very old red paint. The chair remains in very good condition, with rubs to top of finals and the expected flexibility. Measures: 31-1/2 in H x 20-1/2 in wide x 15-1/2 in deep Seat height: 13 in high.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 31.50 in. (80.01 cm)Width: 20.50 in. (52.07 cm)Depth: 15.50 in. (39.37 cm)Seat Height: 13 in. (33.02 cm)
  • Style
    American Colonial (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-Late 18th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Nantucket, MA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: AD - MS-14 WVE1stDibs: LU903923628432

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    Ships From: Nantucket, MA
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