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Carved Ribbon-Back Armchair

Second Floor - NW Sitting Room

Furniture and Hard Furnishings

Cherry; 1780-1800.
Connecticut or Southern Massachusetts; 37 ¾” h. x 21” w. x 17 ¾” d.

Carved Ribbon-Back Armchair

A curved and pierced crest rail over three conforming pierced slats
or ribbons, curved arms, upholstered square seat, H-stretcher with recessed front stretcher, four straight tapered legs, molded at front.
Condition: A well rendered example of this form however all four legs have been ended-out, a condition issue apparently known when the chair was purchased in 1964; otherwise in good refinished condition.
Bertha McPherson stitched seat needlework.

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