Identifier: Historic Hope Plantation
Chippendale close stool corner chair in walnut with secondary yellow pine (HOA 31 1/2" WOA 18 1/2"). Back has demilune crest rail atop two arm rails joined with a lap joint. These are supported by three turned columns. Open work splats are secured with flat strips to allow seat to be removed easily. The chair features a deep scalloped apron to conceal a chamber pot. Chamber pot supports are missing, but ghostmarks remain. Halifax County, NC, ca. 1765. date: 1750-1790; creator: more...