AMERICAN QUEEN ANNE TRANSITIONAL CARVED WALNUT SIDE CHAIR, the "yoked" crest rail over a solid vasiform splat set into a separate shoe over a trapezoidal seat frame with shaped and molded rails, raised on cabriole front legs ending in pad feet and chamfered square rear legs with lower rake, joined by a single turned stretcher. Old surface with rich color. Second half 18th century. 38 3/4" HOA, 16" x 19 1/2" seat. Literature: See Wallace Nutting - Furniture Teasury, Fig. 2113 for a nearly identical example. Provenance: Property of a Winchester, VA lady.
Very good condition overall, with minor wear. Some corner blocking added later.