MASSACHUSETTS, PROBABLY BOSTON, QUEEN ANNE CARVED WALNUT SIDE CHAIR, the shaped crest rail over a solid vasiform splat above a trapezoidal seat frame having molded rails with rounded front corners, raised on cabriole front legs ending in thick disc-form padded feet and raked square rear legs joined with rear, side, and medial off-set turned stretchers. Old refinished surface with warm color. 18th century. 38 5/8" HOA, 16 1/2" x 19 7/8" seat. Literature: See Edgar G. Miller, Jr., - American Antique Furniture, Vol. 1, fig. 71, p. 139 for a nearly identical example. Provenance: From a New England private collection.
Ex-collection Sally Perkins, New York City, NY.
Good overall condition. Knee returns possibly replaced. Later slip seat and upholstery.