Very Rare Black-Painted and Gilt-Stenciled Miniature 'Hitchcock' Side Chair, Probably New England, circa 1830
the turnings, splat, crest rail with gilt stencilled athenaeum, flowers, banding and zig-zag patterning on a dark brown ground.
Height 8 3/4 in. by Width 4 3/8 in. by Depth 4 1/2 in.
J.C. Seng & Son Early American Antiques, Whippany, New Jersey.
Newark, New Jersey, The Newark Museum Association, Paint, Paper & Thread, January 31 - April 12, 1970;
Traveling Exhibition, Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America, New York, Museum of American Folk Art, New York Historical Society; St. Louis, Missouri, First Street Forum; Tokyo, Japan, The Ginza Gallery; Osaka, Japan, The Hankyu Gallery, December 11, 1980 - July 1981, no. 292;
Summit, New Jersey, Summit Art Center, The World of the Child in 19th Century America, December 6, 1981 - January 17, 1982.
Sandra Brandt and Elissa Cushman, Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America, (New York, E.P. Dutton: 1980), p. 163, no. 292.