These antique dining side chairs feature a concave flame mahogany crest rail inlaid with ebony stringing above a basket carved splat and raised on saber legs with a lift-out seat. Note: Quervelle was a cabinet-maker working in the Philadelphia area from around 1820 and was known for ornate furniture mirroring the Empire (France) and Regency (England) styles.
Attributed to Anthony G. Quervelle (American-French, 1789-1856)
(similar chair) R. C. Smith, The Furniture of Anthony Quervelle, The Magazine Antiques, March 1974, part V, fig. 7, plate I.
Width 19 Depth 22 Height 33 in.
Seat: Height 17 in.
Note: requires restoration.