American Painted Settle, c.1800
A white pine box settle in green-blue paint, New England, late 18th to early 19th century.
Beadboard back and box, with bootjack cutout wings and pointed hand holds. Hinged plank seat opening to large storage box.
The crest rail interestingly incised “Goronwy Owen, 1960”; perhaps a descendent of the Welsh-Virginian poet.
60 ¾ inches wide by 14 ¾ inches deep by 54 inches tall
Good overall with paint losses, chipping, age cracks and typical wear. Seat plank split reinforced with heart-pine braces.