515 Park Drive Kenilworth, IL 60043 , United States Call Seller 847.256.1791


Distressed American firehouse armchair (1800's)

$ 900
  • Description
    American Windsor firehouse chair with a continuous arm yolk back. The crest rail has an applied scroll raised above the arms, and the entire yoke is supported by eight turned spindles morticed into the plank seat. The turned legs are doweled into the underside of the plank seat and are joined by turned boxed stretchers. The seat and arms show significant wear, and the arms show signs of cracks, which have been stabilized. The chair retains some of its original oxide red painted surface.

    American, New England/ New York, circa 1835.

    Condition: The chair has heavy wear throughout, especially to the seat and the ends of the arms. The legs have been re-glued and the the chair has been stabilized. Wear commensurate with age and use.

    Materials: Maple, Pine, Paint


    SKU: 9596
  • More Information
    Origin: United States
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Maple, Pine, Paint
    Condition: Good. The chair has heavy wear throughout, especially to the seat and the ends of the arms.
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 9596
    Incollect Reference #: 670994
Message from Seller:

Founded in 1972 by Michael Corbett, the Federalist Antiques has been an invaluable design resource focused on the finest 18th and 19th Century American furniture, as well as works of art and period decorative objects. Located in Kenilworth, Illinois, on Chicago’s North Shore, for the last 50 years the Federalist Antiques has provided exceptional material for discerning private collectors, decorators, museums, and national cultural institutions

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