Apologies if this gets cross-posted -- I tried to submit it to the "Attributions" thread, and got an error message, so I am trying here.
I recently purchased this suite at auction. Although I'm a rabid collector of C19 decorative arts, I seldom buy furniture; but we needed a dining set, and I was quite taken by the Modern/Reform Gothic elements of this one: all the crockets, chevron molding, rosettes, chamfering, etc. one could ask for. The suite is in walnut, I believe American, but owing much to the design principles of Talbert and Eastlake. The table is simpler and more robust in form; the chairs are a bit fussier. But there are a lot of design elements in common, and if the chairs did not accompany the table originally, they complement it nicely, I think.
Any thoughts on possible makers, cities of origin, etc.?
Thanks for your help!