Massachusetts, 1790-1810, with sharply peaked, serpentine crest rail, flame birch inset panels, turned and reeded legs, 47 in.
Accompanied by Christie's sale catalog for September 2011 and a copy of the invoice for $25,000.
Sack, Albert. Fine Points of Furniture: Early American, p. 73. New York: Crown, 1950.
American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. VIII, p. 2287. Highland House, 1986.
excellent condition overall, minor wear and abrasions to frame, later nailing to seat blocking, small plugged screw repair at one arm attachment, other scattered minor flaws, upholstery of is in significant disrepair as it was removed for the examination of the crest rail, crest rail was found to be in excellent condition