1700-1725 American Armchair in Historic Deerfield, Deerfield - From the curators' comments: "Slat-back or ladder-back armchair in maple, repainted green-black in the 19th century, with a rush seat and old blue material cushion. The chair, which would have had finials originally on top of the turned back posts, has double ball turnings between the upper two arched slats."
RED PAINTED BANNISTER BACK ARMCHAIR. 18th century bannister back armchair with turned posts, egg finials and scrolling arms. In a fine red and black finish over an older grey paint. SIZE: 44-1/2" h.
Conestoga Auctions - Harry B. Hartman Estate Auction - Session VI Nov. 21, 2015. Lot: 745. Estimate: $300 – $500. Sold: $826. Description: American 18th Century Banister Back Armchair. Shaped crest rail, turned finials, scrolled arms with turned supports, woven rush seat, turned stretchers, old dark green painted surface. Seat height 16"h.; 46"h. overall. Condition: Good, with age wear, feet have been reduced, rush seat probably old replacement.
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Century Bannister back New England Colonial Armchairs .
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Southeastern Pennsylvania William & Mary banister back armchair, ca. the back with punched star decoration, retaining an old black surface.
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C New England Bannister Back - A late English or American chair with split turned stiles or flat bars for the uprights of the chair back. A more elegant and polished variation of this type of chair back was popular in the Hepplewhite period,