Naylor Antiques

Early American Furnishings

Maryland Urn Back Side Chair, c.1790

Maryland Urn Back Side Chair

a Federal carved mahogany “modified shield-back” or urn back side chair; probably Annapolis or Baltimore, nearly identical examples can be seen in the collections of Mount Vernon and Hampton National Historic Site; chairs of the same form have histories of ownership in both the Ridout and Scott Houses of Annapolis (Weidman, Furniture in Maryland, 1740-1940); the chair is in excellent structural condition; patching to two small chips in the rail edge molding and Twentieth Century seat frame and corner blocks; dimensions: 37 3/4″ tall @ crest rail x 20 3/4″ wide @ front rail


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