American Gothic Revival Oak Library Armchair
Attributed to John and Joseph W. Meeks, New York, circa 1850
The pointed arch back with a rosette and quatrefoils, padded arms and seat, on spiral turned legs. Height 59 inches.
A related walnut example is illustrated in The Gothic Revival Style in America, 1830-1870, Howe and Warren, 1976, P. 21, fig. 26
A related mahogany example is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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