Subsequent Ware chairs were characterized by slat backs, woven-rush seats and uprights, and stretchers turned on a lathe.
“Maskell Ware House and Chair Shop
In Village of Roadstown – Greenwich Rd.
House where Maskell & Hannah Ware lived when married in 1790. Also part of the house was a workshop for his
business of making rush seated-ladder back chairs. Before this he was an apprentice to John Laning, Chairmaker.
There was a Ware who made chairs in each generation following Maskell until 1935 when George died and left
Location of shop where first Ware Chair was made (circa) 1790 by Maskell Ware. Ware chairs are now collectors
Small house (salt box style).
Built last quarter 18th century Sign – Maskell Ware – Chair Maker – ca. 1790