Scarce triple comb back Windsor armchair, maple and pine, sack back with comb extension, shaped crest over bow pierced by nine taper spindles, arms ending in scalloped handholds supported by vase and ring supports. Scooped oval pine seat with incised outline on vase and ring turned tapered legs joined by three bulbous stretchers. Partial old paper label under seat. 40 1/4" H x 25 1/8" W x 16 1/8" D. Late 18th century. Provenance: the collection of Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Slaymaker, Nashville, Tennessee. Purchased 1986 from Patricia Clegg Antiques, Los Gatos, California. Receipt accompanies lot. CONDITION: Wear to both handholds. Possible small loss to one ear. Split underneath seat. Repair to one stile pin under seat.
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