Tlie particularly interesting feature to note in this chair is that, ■ though tlie design of .splat is the same as that shown in the preceding pla|es, vet it is of a very much later date as indicated by the straight legs. This is a good illustration of the fact that a given style extended through a long period of years, there being about twenty-five years* .lift' erence between the age of this chair and that shown in Catalogue Number Ib'O. The corners of the triangular piece at the center of the splat terminate in balls. The top rail is carved in a very slight acanthus leaf design and radiate*;

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