American Art & Antiques

Connecticut Side Chair, circa 1790.

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Start price: $70

Estimated price: $150 - $250

Buyer's premium: 20%

Ash/maple fan-backed side chair. Fan backed. Rear stiles turned with long vase-shaped swells and angular rings. Seven plain turned spindles tapering to bowed and shaped crest with deeply cut ears. Each ear has carved star on front. Well-shaped saddle seat with decorative incised grove around spindles. Splayed legs with similar turnings as stiles, taper near feet. H-shaped stretchers with large central swell. Medial stretcher has two knobbed ends. Honey-yellow finish. Seat height 19 inches, overall height 37 inches.