Wooden chair with pegs to hold together. Back is 40 inches high and has an intricate carving of a woman’s face. Seat and legs are also carved with a scroll design. Seat is 16 inches wide by 17 inches deep.
This item belonged to my husbands grandmother who grew up in New Jersey. It has been passed down.
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
An Art Nouveau style carved backstool
European, late 19th/early 20th Century
The rectangular plank back with shaped crest relief carved with a picture of a woman, over a seat relief-carved with foliate flourishes, raised on four legs joined by a box stretcher.
40 inches high, 16 inches wide, 17 inches deep
CONDITION: wear appears to be commensurate with age and use
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