These chairs are based on Queen Anne chairs in the Philadelphia style, with some common details, such as trifid feet and the knee carving based on those done by William Savery in the 18th century. Chairs are similar to the pair on page 141 of American Antiques from the Israel Sack Collection, Vol. 1. Also referenced drawing in Wallace Nutting's Furniture Treasury, Vol. III, to develop patterns.
Wood: Black Walnut with soft maple secondary (slip seat frame).
Finish: Aniline Dye, Shellac, Wax
Photos: Roy Wall, of Lee's Summit, MO.