Petersburg Writing Arm Chair

Petersburg Writing Arm Chair

The paint has been restored professionally on this writing arm chair. It was carefully analyzed in the crevices and especially underneath as being red over black, butter milk paint, re-painted, and then worn off appropriately at the major and natural wear points. The crest rail, desk surface, and seat are tulip polar, and various mixed hardwoods have been used for rails and stiles. The consensus opinion is that this is a typical Petersburg chair from the 1830s. In general, writing arm chairs are infrequently found available in the market, and southern ones even more so. The low price, however, reflects the restoration. So, instead of being $2450, it is

$950.00
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