Pair of Important Mahogany Ladderback Sidechairs
Description:

A “ribbon-back” form with a serpentine seat, slightly tapered legs and stretchers. Made for Captain Thomas Mason by Jacob Wayne. Also pictured on Plate #101 in Horner’s Philadelphia Blue Book. Included is an image of the original receipt from Jacob Wayne to Captian Thaomas Mason.

Artist: Jacob Wayne
Materials and Techniques:

Mahogany with needlepoint seats.

Condition:

Both chairs are in excellent condition for their age.  There is minor wear along the legs and one chair is missing its rear-left seat block.

Origin: Philadelphia, PA.
Date: d. October 21, 1790.
Provenance:

Originally owned by Captian Thomas Mason (a Revoluntionary War hero) descending to Dr. Henry Plessants (great-great-grandson to Thomas Mason) to James Sorber to Philip Bradley. Ex. collection of Dr. John Boor. 

Dimensions: Width 20.5" | Height 37" | Depth 21" | Seat Height 17.5"
Price: SOLD
Pair of Important Mahogany Ladderback Sidechairs
Pair of Important Mahogany Ladderback Sidechairs
Pair of Important Mahogany Ladderback Sidechairs