Exclusive on Bidsquare Rhode Island or New York Queen Anne mahogany compass seat dining chair, ca. 1750
, with shell carved crest and knees, terminating in ball and claw feet. A similar chair is illustrated in Kirk American Chairs
, fig. 170. Provenance: The Collection of Edie & Bruce Smart, Upperville, Virginia; Joe Kindig Antiques, 1988.
Patches to crest at stiles. Slipseat and corner blocks replaced. Repaired breaks to front legs with large patches to rear edges. Loss to one talon. Several knee returns replaced.