Antique American Painted "Fancy Chair"
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Directory: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: American: Federal: Pre 1837 VR: item # 1163370
Please refer to our stock # 8127 when inquiring.
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
524 North Washington Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Wonderful faux grained and stencilled American “fancy chair” with stencils of an eagle and basket of fruit, faux grained seat and yellow highlights. Circa 1840.
For more about this movement, see "American Fancy, Exuberance in the Arts 1790-1840" by Sumpter Priddy