PAIR OF CARVED CHIPPENDALE SIDE CHAIRS

Philadelphia or Possibly Virginia   Circa 1780

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Woods: Yellow Pine, Cedar Glue Blocks

Height: 39 1/2 inches
Seat Height: 17 3/4 inches
Width: 21 1/4 inches
Depth: 17 inches

Reference: A vertically barred splat with a central ribbon or band uniting the bars was frequently used on Southern chairs. See Helen Comstock American Furniture, number 278. See also a similar splat on a side chair from Virginia in Ronald Hurst and Jonathan Prown Southern Furniture 1680-1830, number 28.

Item Number: 7177