A Classical Lolling Chair

Boston, Massachusetts
Circa 1825

This large and comfortable chair is the Classical version of the lolling chair. The tall back is made pleasing with the inclusion of serpentine-shaped sides. Long molded arms terminate in tight scrolls. The front legs are tapered, turned, and reeded mahogany. It is upholstered in a linen and wool harateen which replicates an appropriate period fabric.

Mahogany, (secondary wood: pine)
Height: 44 ½” Width: 28 ¼” Depth: 34 ½”

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