Collectibles-General (Antiques)/old chair


Brent wrote at 2012-12-04 19:06:45
These chairs were made with the curved patterned perforated plywood seat and back.  A chair exactly like this resides at the Commanding Officer's House in Historic Fort Wayne.  The chair was originally part of the furnishings of the log cabin that was home to Senator Thomas W. Palmer in Palmer Park (Detroit) This chair could be an early American Vermont Windsor chair dating from the early 1800's and be quite valuable as a piece of early Americana furniture.  

cynda wrote at 2014-12-27 13:10:16
My sister has two similar Chairs with the punched backs. One is a child's chair (found in TN) and the other is just an "odd" chair found in an estate sale. They cleaned up beautifully. If you'd like to see a picture, just email me- . my name is Cynda.

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