An identical revolving chair made in Mount Lebanon around the same time as this chair is pictured in The Encyclopedia of Shaker Furniture by Timothy D. Rieman and Jean M. Burks (Exton, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2003): p. 199, fig. 264. It is of the same form, with a rounded spindled back, a circular seat, a tapered stem, and a pair of arched legs. Aembeddededded in the stem allowed the seat to be raised or lowered as it turned. Another similar example in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (#66.10.26) was made in circa 1840-1870 and appears illustrated in June Sprigg, Shaker Design (Whitney Museum of American Art, 1986), cat. 34.
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