Colonial: William and Mary upholstered armchair:

  • Arched top rail, with straight center section flanked by curves.
  • Stiles, of same width and molded in same pattern as top rail
  • Straight lower back rail enclosing period-correct leather back panel
  • Arms curve out and terminate in scrolled handholds
  • Seat rectangular and upholstered over rails
  • Front legs turned in vase-and-block pattern, terminating in Spanish feet, typical of William and Mary chairs
  • Front stretcher turned in ball-and-ring pattern
  • Side and rear stretchers plain and rectangular