One of Set of 4 side chairs
Overall: 38 1/4 x 20 1/2 x 20 in. ( 97.2 x 52.1 x 50.8 cm )
Hickory and chestnut fan-back Windsor side chair with serpentine crest rail with rounded upturned ears; elongated vase-turned stiles, 9 slightly tapered spindles and 2 tapered back bracing spindles; saddle seat, vase-and-reel-turned legs; side and medial stretchers with bulbous centers.
According to consultant Nancy Goyne Evans, author of "American Windsor Chairs," this style of Windsor chair originated somewhere along the Connecticut-Rhode Island border and then spread into southern Massachussetts. The chestnut seat of this chair and its mates is relatively common to this region.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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