This is a reproduction of the Charleston Easy Chair at MESDA (1750-1760). It can be seen in The Furniture of Charleston 1680-1820, by Rauschenberg and Bivins, catalog #Cch-35. Information used for building included personal visits to MESDA, templates from the original, photographs in the Charleston book, and measured drawings by Carlyle Lynch.
Primary wood: Mahogany
Secondary woods: Poplar and Yellow Pine
Finish on exposed surfaces: shellac and wax
Upholstery by Martinez Upholstery, Kansas City, Mo. Photography by Jim Mathis Photography, Overland Park, KS.