Retaining traces of an old blue paint, this paneled-back settle is part of a distinctive group with armrests terminating in a lollipop shape. One came out of a Quaker meetinghouse near Media, Chester (now Delaware) County, Pennsylvania. For related examples, see Benno Forman, American Seating Furniture, p. 193 (at Winterthur Museum); Wallace Nutting, Furniture Treasury, no. 1628 (now at RISD); and Antiques, March 1977, p. 447. Ex-collection Titus Geesey, Donald Shelley.
|Dealer||Philip Bradley Antiques|
|Origin||American, possibly Pennsylvania|
|Measurements||H. 62, W. 75, D. 20 inches|
|Inventory||View Dealer's Inventory|
|Contact||Philip Bradley, 610-269-0427 or firstname.lastname@example.org|