AN EXCEPTIONAL AND VERY RARE PILGRIM CENTURY TURNED BLACK-PAINTED CHERRYWOOD SPINDLE-BACK SIDE CHAIR, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1680
appears to retain its original surface and rush seat; together with a flame stitch cushion; (2 pieces.)
Height 37 1/4 in.; 94.6 cm.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, American, English and Continental Silver, American and English Country Furniture, Glass, Pottery and Chinese Export Porcelain, June 22, 1973, sale 3539, lot 479;
Alan Miller, Quakertown, Pennsylvania, March 1988;
Vogel Collection no. 497.
Erik Kyle Gronning, "Early New York Turned Chairs: A Stoelendraaier's Conceit," American Furniture 2001, ed. Luke Beckerdite, (Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 2001), p. 115, fig. 44.