A WILLIAM AND MARY CARVED BLACK- AND GOLD-PAINTED MAPLE BANISTER BACK ARMCHAIR, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1715
appears to retain a rich, historic surface; with restoration.
Height 52 1/2 in.; 133.4 cm.
Skinner, Inc., Bolton, Massachusetts, American Furniture and Decorative Art, May 1986, lot 293;
Fred and Jo Ann Cadarette, Pittsfield, New Hampshire;
Lillian Blankley Cogan Antiquary, Farmington, Connecticut, November 1987;
Vogel Collection no. 489.
Erik K. Gronning, “Luxury of Choice: Boston’s Early Baroque Seating Furniture,” American Furniture 2018, ed. Luke Beckerdite, (Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 2018), figs. 88 and 169.