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Vernacular Ladder Back Chair



Vernacular ladder back chair in birch with later rush seat. Created in the 19th century with unusual decorative turned finial ears atop the back's stiles. Wonderfully slightly misshapened bentwood back cross rails. Seat has good age but probably is not original. Chair was shortened at some point in its part (probably due to damage at its foot). Now makes the perfect fireside chair or a decorative accent piece. Possibly Swedish in origin.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 33.300 in. (84.59 cm)Width: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Depth: 17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Style
    French Provincial (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading. Wear consistent with age and use. Rush seat old, but probably not original.
  • Seller Location
    Houston, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: M00461stDibs: LU984727587942

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  • Shipping
    Ships From: Houston, TX
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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