Fancy Slat-Back Windsor Settee

Probably New York

c. 1815

Retaining the original green painted finish, the top slats decorated with a guilloche of yellow leaves and salmon ovals. The thumbnail supports terminate with a gold stenciled leaf. The curved arms and turned arm support flank the original rush seat resting on flared legs with ball feet.

Ht. 35”, L. 74 ¾”, D. 19”

Provenance: Stephen Score, Boston, MA; Jon and Rebecca Zoler; Sold, Sotheby’s, New York, 22 January 2005, lot 715; M. Finkel & Daughter, Philadelphia; Private Texas Collection

Literature: for related examples see Evans, American Windsor Chairs, p. 213, fig. 5-35 and p. 214, fig. 5-27 with similar decoration.