1023 Main Street South Woodbury, CT 06798 United States 203.263.2211
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25% Off Original Price: $ 5,000
Sale Price: $ 3,750

Maryland Federal Period Klismos Settee

Origin United States, Maryland
Period 19th Century
Materials painted hardwood frame, original caning, recent upholstery
W. 74 in; D. 29.5 in;
W. 187.96 cm; D. 74.93 cm;
Seat H. 19 in; Back H. 32 in;
Seat H. 48.26 cm; Back H. 81.28 cm;
Condition Fair. All original except the slip-seat upholstery.
Creation Date circa 1820
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description A four-chairback Federal period long settee, in its original black-green paint, parcel-gilt trim, and caning; with a newly upholstered yellow gold herringbone stripe slip seat, conforming to its frame contour. This form of Klismos chair and settee was made on both sides of the Atlantic. The reeding, scale, proportions, relative simplicity of design, and familial provenance; combine to substantiate attribution to a Baltimore maker. In addition to its expected use in a hall or sitting room, it can be placed along side of a dining table.
Styles / Movements Federal, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 910 AJBN SW
Incollect Reference Number 438702
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