Monk's Chair, ca. 1900
We call this a Swedish monk's chair. The chair is made of walnut. We know it was not made in Sweden, because walnut is not really readily available in Northern Europe. So our suspicion is that it is by a chairmaker of Swedish descent around about 1900.
Most likely in the Upper Midwest. I would put an auction estimate of around about $500 to $750 on it.
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