This antique, folk art chair was created by wheelwright Lars Pedersen and is a prime example of Danish country furniture. With owner's monogram PLS KMD/ Sid paa mig og hviil dig (Have a seat and give yourself a rest) and dated (on back) 1830. Literature (similar chair illustrated): Axel Steenberg, Danske bondemøble, Volume 1, 1959, front cover and p.108.
Dated 1830 W 30.5 D 23 H 42 in. Seat: H 18 in. Condition note: traces of later paint.