Check out the latest arrival in our furniture gallery. From the Philadelphia shop of William Cox, c. 1768-1777, this pair of fan-back chairs is rare. The rarity comes from the brace-back design. This design features a coffin-shaped brace that extends from the back of the chair:
Brace-backs were more common in New England, but quite unusual for Philadelphia. Go to our furniture gallery to read the rest of the story.