Banister back was a name given by british chair makers to chairs with a solid central splat usually shaped to the profile of a classical baluster or banister. Chair side chair william and mary banister back carved prince of wales eastern massachusetts circa 1690 to 1725 old black paint sold.
William and mary bannister back side chairs.
Banister back chair. Possibly made in massachusetts united states. Pair of bannister back side chairs with rush seats. Learn about banister back 18th century antique chairs in this free vid.
Made by frank landolfa. Joined by a turned box stretcher. The carved prince of wales crest and four shaped banisters above a rush seat raised on frontal vase turned and blocked legs ending in ball feet.
The carving on the crest rail is reminiscent of engraved cartouches on contemporary silver which were indebted to strapwork ornament found in european baroque design sources. Pair of spindle back armchairs. Eleanor roosevelt national historic site national park service.
See more ideas about windsor chair colonial furniture primitive furniture. This was a strictly american simplification of and derivation from the high back flemish or carolean type chairs in terms of ornamentation and proportions. One with old black paint and the second with brown grain painted surface.
Possibly made in portsmouth new hampshire united states. Category antique late 19th century british country. Nov 15 2020 explore eliza s board windsor and banister back chairs followed by 164 people on pinterest.
44 1 2 x 23 x 22 1 2 in. Part of the series. Hard maple soft maple ash.
Wood with rush seat. Very rare bannister back side chair. 113 x 58 4 x 57 2 cm classification.
The unusual carved crest rail banister back cane seat and spanish front feet combine to make this one of the most dynamic examples of the william and mary style banister back side chair. Banister back 18th century chairs. This innocuous sounding name belies the revolutionary nature of the design which transformed british and european chair making from about 1715 onwards.
Category antique 1730s american william and mary. Collecting 18th century chairs. During the first quarter of the eighteenth century the banister back chair made its appearance.
Very rare bannister back side chair. Eleanor roosevelt national historic site national park service hyde park ny united states. American possibly from rhode island.
Banister back chair made by frank landolfa.