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“York” Armchair

Second Floor - Entrance Hall

Furniture and Hard Furnishings

Coastal Connecticut, 1775-1825. Maple, tulip poplar, rush seat; 46 ¾" h. x 24 ¼" w. x 17 ¾" d.

“York” Armchair

The turned armchair, known in the period as a York chair,
has a Y-shaped crest above a solid splat, tenoned into a stay rail.
The rear posts have elongated baluster turnings above balusters and
terminate in urn finials. Shaped arms attach to turned front posts, with
baluster turnings between and above double turned front stretchers. Double side
stretchers and a single rear stretcher secure the legs.

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