Child's Country Ladderback
New England, ca 1800. Appears to be original natural surface on maple, with splint-ash seat. Turned finials with three arched slats; double box stretcher on base. The form and posture is enhanced by canting inward bottom to top and front to back. The frame is excellent condition, the seat with losses as shown. About 37 inches tall. Provenance: Peter Eaton; New England collection.