Armchair, Banister Back, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Armchair, Banister Back, Portsmouth, New Hampshire , Image 1

A wonderful Piscataqua region armchair displaying a classic vocabulary of shop traditions including the upper sections of rear stiles, the finials with turned tips, the sawn serpentine arms with drooping handholds featuring gouge-carved decoration; double-ball turning on front stretchers; sloping double-arched crest rail, and the double-arched stay rail beneath turned and split banisters displaying a profile that conforms to stiles.

Date: 1750-1800

Measurement: Overall height: 45.75"; seat height: 16"; width: 23"; depth: 17"

Material: Maple

Condition: Excellent overall condition and patina


SKU: 935-109

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email

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