Tiger maple slat back armchair, with turned rear and front posts topped by turned, tapering finials, four arched slats, and distinctive ring-turned armrests positioned over high stretchers; rush seat, and double stretchers on sides and front; single stretcher to back; vertical support rods bisecting upper side stretchers, seat, arm stretchers and arm rests appear to be original. New England, early 18th century. 43 3/8" H x 21 1/4" W x 16 3/8" D. CONDITION: Overall good condition, with some wear to finish at high contact points, some scratching, and minor losses to ring turnings. Feet have lost some height. Repair to rear proper left stile at lower arm stretcher joint. Some arm stretchers dowels reinforced with pins or nails. Seat with some breakage in rush weaving.
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