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Turners made large quantities of stretchers (braces between the legs of chairs). Several regions developed and maintained recognizable patterns of balls, rings, and blocks. The patterns on this chair-the central swollen baluster with tapered ends on the front and back and the block-and-spindle...

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Credit Line

Bequest of George Nixon Black


Object Place

Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 135


Overall: 100.3 x 49.5 x 41.6 cm (39 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 16 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Walnut, maple




Furniture, Seating and Beds