Pair of banister back chairs, with old black paint over the original red.
The chairs have early block and vase turnings on the legs and good rush seats. They are very close to being a true pair, with only some minor differences between them. Both were likely made by the same maker. Mid-18th century, Boston or Plymouth MA origin. See "The Furniture of Historic Deerfield", page 30.
Dimensions: 16.5" seat height; 42.5" total height.
Item No. 120178