This more diminutive chair form seems to have been a particular product of the Mt. Lebanon community of Shakers. For several related chairs, see Mead, Robert F.W. Illustrated Guide to Shaker Furniture, (New York, 1972), p. 14, fig. 17 and p. 123, fig. 231; see also, Kassay, John, The Book of Shaker Furniture, (Amherst, 1980), p. 77, fig. 4.