American mahogany shield back side chair with upholstered serpentine seat (c. 1790)

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American mahogany shield back side chair with over rail upholstered serpentine seat. The four vertical back rails are carved with water leaf at the point they join the serpentine crest rail. The base of the heart back is a carved demi-lune. The front legs are banded with inlaid ebony cuffs, and the seat frame retains its original corner blacks. American white pine & chestnut secondary wood.

American, Rhode Island, circa 1790.

Materials: Mahogany, American White Pine, Chestnut

Dimensions: 22" W x 18" D x 38-1/2" H
18" (seat height)
16" (seat depth)

SKU: 5262

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