A red-painted armchair with a seven spindle back with carved 'knuckle' arm termination often attributed to Ebenezer Tracy, Sr. of Lisbon, Township, New London County, Connecticut. 1785-1790.
Windsors retaining an old or original painted surface are exceedingly desireable. The trend 30 or 40 years ago was to (read skin) a chair's surface when it was chipped or scratched over time. Collectors salivate to acquire painted chairs.See "American Windsor Chairs", Nancy Goyne Evans, Hudson Hills Press, New York. 1996