Rare Queen Anne Ladder-Back Carved Knuckle Arm Chair

Probably coastal Massachusetts, ca. 1750-1765.
Maple, ash, birch arms.
Condition: Excellent condition, retaining early 19th century red wash and varnish finish, seat re-rushed.
Rare and possibly unique rush seat arm chair with turned stiles and slat-back flanked by serpentine arms with incising and carved knuckles. Possibly inspired by a Philadelphia carved knuckle armchair the maker had access to.

Dealer Jeffrey Tillou Antiques
Date: ca. 1750-1765
Measurements 44 1/2"h (finial) x 16 3/4"h (seat) x 26 1/2"w (knuckles) x 21"d
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Website http://www.tillouantiques.com
Contact Jeffrey Tillou, 860-567-9693 or  jeffrey@tillouantiques.com

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