BALTIMORE PAINTED-FANCY WHEELBACK SIDE CHAIR, back with stenciled decoration including a spread-wing eagle in the center of the crest rail, original applied stamped-brass rosettes to rear of slip seat, beehive turnings to rear posts and front legs. Stenciling appears to be original, areas of touchups to paint. Circa 1820-1830. 31" HOA, 18 1/2" H seat. Literature: See Elder - Baltimore Painted Furniture 1800-1840, p. 47 for a closely related example. Provenance: From the Anne Serra collection, Cuba, NY.
Ex-David Stockwell (retains label).
Good overall condition with expected wear, touchup as mentioned.