A VERY RARE PERHAPS UNIQUE WILLIAM AND MARY BLACK-PAINTED CARVED MAPLE BANNISTER-BACK SIDE CHAIR, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1720
with an elaborate crest rail and conforming front stretcher.
Height 48 1/8 in.; 122.2 cm.
John S. Walton, New York, August 1973;
Vogel Collection no. 182.
Jonathan L. Fairbanks and Elizabeth Bidwell Bates, American Furniture: 1620 to the Present, (New York: R. Marek, 1981), p. 74;
Erik K. Gronning, “Luxury of Choice: Boston’s Early Baroque Seating Furniture,” American Furniture 2018, ed. Luke Beckerdite, (Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 2018), figs. 94, 175 and 176.