Lot 401
Assembled Group of Eight New England Bannister Back Chairs
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
18th and 19th century, including one armchair, four side chairs with ebonized finish, and three rush seat chairs, all with turned finials, shaped crest rails, half-turned baluster back slats, turned front stretchers, turned feet.

Armchair 42.25 x 26 x 17 in., seat heights range from 16.75 to 19 in.

Private Collection, Clarksville, Virginia

Armchair with losses to woven splint seat, rear stretcher re-glued; all rush seats are later; the tallest ebonized chair's crest rail with crack and repair; the shortest chair with chips to finials and back slats are likely reversed.