Side Chair, Queen Anne, Compass Seat

Possibly Saybrook, Connecticut

Side Chair, Queen Anne, Compass Seat

This chair features a delicate, double peaked crest rail, shaped splat resting in a molded-edge shoe; through tenoned seat rails feature serpentine sides and a straight front. The front legs are very fine and rest on pad feet; raked rear legs have chamfered edges.

Item Date: 1740-1770

Measurement: Height: 41"; seat height: 18.5"; width: 20.5"; depth: 15.5"

Material: Maple, tiger maple, and birch

Item Condition: Very good, left front knee is replaced as is the slip seat.

Reference: May be part of the same set in the collection of the Nathaniel Hempstead House Collection, The Antiquarian and Landmarks Society, Inc., See pp. 61 - 62, number 10 of the Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin; A Catalog of New London County Joined Chairs by Robert Trent with Nancy Lee Nelson.

Price: $4,875

SKU 621-161

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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