Great Spindle Chairs Photos

The majestic shape of Great Chairs was also adopted for lighter versions where the solid wood back is replaced by spindles or other back supports.

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Great chair at Hyland House. Guilford, CT.Armchair, with high chest beyond at Hyland House. Guilford, CT.Turned early American Great Chair at Stanley-Whitman House. Farmington, CT.Armchair in doctor's office at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.
Great chair at Hyland House. Guilford, CT.Armchair, with high chest beyond at Hyland House. Guilford, CT.Turned early American Great Chair (c1685) at Stanley-Whitman House. Farmington, CT.Armchair in doctor's office at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.
Great chair at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Armchair with turned parts at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Contoured great chair with turned legs at Rothe House. Kilkenny, Ireland.Daniel, Peter & Andrew Oliver portrait by John Smibert over table & great chairs at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Great chair at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Armchair with turned parts at Joshua Hempstead House. New London, CT.Contoured great chair with turned legs at Rothe House. Kilkenny, Ireland.Daniel, Peter & Andrew Oliver portrait (1732) by John Smibert over table & great chairs (c1700-20) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Great chair from Plymouth, MA at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.William Bradford turned great chair used for centuries for ceremonies at Pilgrim Hall Museum. Plymouth, MA.William Brewster turned great chair at Pilgrim Hall Museum. Plymouth, MA.Carver turned great chair as used by men of authority at Pilgrim Hall Museum. Plymouth, MA.
Great chair (c1640-60) from Plymouth, MA at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.William Bradford turned great chair (c1630-57) used for centuries for ceremonies at Pilgrim Hall Museum. Plymouth, MA.William Brewster turned great chair (1630-70) at Pilgrim Hall Museum. Plymouth, MA.Carver turned great chair (1630-70) as used by men of authority at Pilgrim Hall Museum. Plymouth, MA.
Great chair by Ephraim Tinkham, II, of Plymouth, MA, chair style used by men of authority at Pilgrim Hall Museum. Plymouth, MA.Great chair at Plimouth Plantation. Plymouth, MA.Great chair with turned back at John Balch Museum House. Beverly, MA.Armchair from western New England at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.
Great chair (1670-94) by Ephraim Tinkham, II, of Plymouth, MA, chair style used by men of authority at Pilgrim Hall Museum. Plymouth, MA.Great chair at Plimouth Plantation. Plymouth, MA.Great chair with turned back at John Balch Museum House. Beverly, MA.Armchair (1730-50) from western New England at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.
Ladder back great chair with power horn at Thomas Halsey Homestead. South Hampton, NY.American oak armchair at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.New England maple armchair with rush seat at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Early American furniture, mirror, cabinet & great chair in Murphy room at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.
Ladder back great chair with power horn at Thomas Halsey Homestead. South Hampton, NY.American oak armchair (1650-1700) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.New England maple armchair with rush seat (1725-50) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Early American (c1620-1730) furniture, mirror, cabinet & great chair in Murphy room at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.
Armchair & chest in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Scottish oak great chair carved with crown at Provand's Lordship. Glasgow, Scotland.Spiral arm chair in Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site. Buffalo, NY.Dutch-style armchairs in Schenck House parlor at Old Bethpage Village. Old Bethpage, NY.
Armchair & chest in painted chamber at Culross Palace at Culross Palace. Culross, Scotland.Scottish oak great chair (17th C) carved with crown at Provand's Lordship. Glasgow, Scotland.Spiral arm chair in Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site. Buffalo, NY.Dutch-style armchairs in Schenck House parlor at Old Bethpage Village. Old Bethpage, NY.
Drop-leaf table, arm chair & adjustable height candlestick in Schenck House at Old Bethpage Village. Old Bethpage, NY.Tripod chair with lathed pieces in Charter room at Fyvie Castle. Turriff, Scotland.Three-legged great chair at Hyland House. Guilford, CT.Antique ironwork hanger & chairs at Wrought Iron Museum. Rouen, France.
Drop-leaf table, arm chair & adjustable height candlestick in Schenck House at Old Bethpage Village. Old Bethpage, NY.Tripod chair with lathed pieces in Charter room at Fyvie Castle. Turriff, Scotland.Three-legged great chair at Hyland House. Guilford, CT.Antique ironwork hanger & chairs at Wrought Iron Museum. Rouen, France.
Two wrought iron armchairs from France or Spain at Wrought Iron Museum. Rouen, France.


Two wrought iron armchairs (16thC or 17thC) from France or Spain at Wrought Iron Museum. Rouen, France.



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