An identical chair is in the collection of Winterthur Museum (see Nancy E. Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans, New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, (Winterthur, DE: The Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum, Inc., 1997), pp. 26-7, no. 14).
Overall fine condition. Proper right side knee return replaced. Stretcher has been reglued on the proper left side where it joins the side stretcher. 1/2" by 1" chip regaled to the bottom of the proper back right foot.
Width: 21 inches
Depth: 16 3/4 inches
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