The crest rail carved at the center with diamond shaped devices and flanked by molded ears with three flutes, above a pierced and scroll carved baluster splat, the drop in seat with embroidered with central floral cluster surrounded by square floral border, on square legs jointed by H-stretcher. Label on bottom of seat "Richard O'Neill Upholsterer to Miss Molley Moore, March 12, 1933." Masking tape with "one" written in script in blue pen on both seat and on interior front of seat frame. Two notches carved into front of seat frame.
American, Newport, Rhode Island
Overall: 37 1/8 x 20 3/4 x 19 in. (94.3 x 52.7 x 48.3 cm)
Purchased by Doris Duke from Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, October 30, 1971, Sale 3259, lot 93
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