© 2017 Justin Kauffman

Dickinson is the presumed surname of the maker of the original upon which this reproduction is based.  It originated in Virginia and so is a Southern version of the Chippendale style of chair. After hand cutting and fitting the mortise and tenon joints holding the crest rail to the rear legs, I carved the acanthus leaves, the scrolls, and the honeysuckle that adorn the crest rail and splat.  I also carved a ribbon into the splat.  These design elements are all based on the original.  The seat is genuine leather and the finish is oil, shellac, and wax.

 

For sale: $2800