Black Painted and Gilt Ladderback Armchair

Unknown Maker (New England), American, 18th century


18th century

Wood with 19th century painted surface with gilt striping and highlights

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Trevor Fairbrother and John T. Kirk



Place Made: United States, North America



Object Name

Furniture: Seating

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Publication History

John T. Kirk, The Impecuniuous Collector's Guide to American Antiques, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975, p. 99.

John T. Kirk, The Impecunious House Restorer, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984, p. 143, figures 178-179.


Collection of John T. Kirk and Trevor Fairbrother, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 2012.

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