Rare Pair of Early Shaker Tilting Side Chairs
probably ca. 1840's

Mount Lebanon, New York

Seat is 16 inches (height).  Plain finish with original leather pads screwed to tips of back legs for tilting. The seat tape
is probably a later (but old) Shaker replacement of an original handwoven one. 

Similar chairs are at the Shaker Museum, Old Chatham, New York.

Reference:  Meader, Illustrated Guide to Shaker Furniture, 1972.

Price:  $3,200 (pair)

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