- Probably made in Massachusetts, United States
- Soft maple, maple, ash
- 37 1/2 x 19 3/4 x 14 1/2 in. (95.3 x 50.2 x 36.8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1909
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Judging by the number of surviving examples, turned spindle-back chairs were the most prevalent type of seating in the American colonies until the late seventeenth century. The turnings of this chair—distinguished by the large finials—reflect a style typical of furniture made around Boston and Charlestown, Massachusetts.