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Corner chair

First Floor - Keeping Room

Furniture and Hard Furnishings

Probably Massachusetts, 1740-1780. Maple, rush seat; 30 ½” h. x 27” w. x 25” d.

Corner chair

Sometimes called a “roundabout chair”, this example is without splats; four baluster-turned posts, three of which rise above the rush seat supporting a curved arm bow with handholds and applied center crestrail. Turned legs with ring-and-ball turned stretchers on both front faces and square stretchers in the back. Spanish feet on the three forward legs, back foot is turned. Condition is good given age and use.

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