A rare, superb matched set-of-eight Baltimore Hepplewhite mahogany shieldback dining chairs, circa 1800-1810.
Two armchairs and six side chairs. Wonderful original nutty brown old mellow patina. All in remarkable condition with no breaks at the shieldback/leg joint. Original long sets of American Federal chairs in this condition are truly rare.
Side: 38" tall, 20" seat width
Arm: 38" tall, 21" seat width
Reference: Sack Vol. III, page 752. A virtually identical set of six.