Rare Queen Anne Ladder-Back Carved Knuckle Arm Chair

Rare Queen Anne Ladder-Back Carved Knuckle Arm Chair
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Rare Queen Anne Ladder-Back Carved Knuckle Arm ChairRare Queen Anne Ladder-Back Carved Knuckle Arm Chair
Probably coastal Massachusetts, ca. 1750-1765.
Maple, ash, birch arms.
Condition: Excellent condition, retaining early 19th century red wash and varnish finish, seat re-rushed.
Rare and possibly unique rush seat arm chair with turned stiles and slat-back flanked by serpentine arms with incising and carved knuckles. Possibly inspired by a Philadelphia carved knuckle armchair the maker had access to.
 
Dimensions: 
44 1/2"h (finial) x 16 3/4"h (seat) x 26 1/2"w (knuckles) x 21"d
Item ID: F-SF-CH 206