Maker: (Danish, 1791-1860)
This antique, Scandinavian folk art chair was created by wheelwright Lars Pedersen and is a prime example of Danish country furniture. With owner's monogram PLS BSD/ Sid paa mig og hviil dig/ (Have a seat and give yourself a rest), Anno AAR 1817.
Literature (similar chair illustrated): Axel Steenberg, Danske bondemøble, Volume 1, 1959, front cover and p.108.
Date: Dated 1817
Dimensions: W 27 D 23 H 41 in.
Seat: H 18 in.
Condition note: traces of later paint.
See also: CH2419, CH2420, CH2421, CH2422.