Delaware Chair Co.

Delaware Chair Co.

Maker: Furniture

Year: 1870 - 1935

Reference: The Official Price Guide to American Arts & Crafts 3rd Ed., David Rago and Bruce Johnson

Notes: Delaware Chair Co., Delaware, OH. 1870-1935. Founded by chair maker John G. Strain, firm became noted for its “school and institutional furniture,” especially chairs with splint and double-cane seats. Motto: “As Sound As The Oak.”

Photo Credit: **Photo courtesy of Rick Ward (color adjusted to highlight shopmark)