Comb-Back Windsor Armchair
New England, probably Connecticut, ca. 1785
Mixed woods, chestnut seat, maple legs
Condition: Excellent, old varnish with natural finish color.
The form of this chair exemplifies the traits of a great Windsor chair maker, among them the finely shaped crest rail with carved volute ears, the barrel form of the back of the chair, and the shaped saddle seat supported by tall turned legs.
Dimensions: 44"h x 23 1/2"w (arms); 21" w (seat); 17"d (mid-rail); 18" (seat height)
Item ID: F-SF-CH 006