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Shaker Lowback Tilter Dining Chair

Auction:
2731M
Lot:
55
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2731M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 15, 2014 12:00PM

Description:

Shaker Lowback Tilter Dining Chair, Watervliet or New Lebanon, New York, c. 1850, with two slats, splint seat, and double stretchers, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 26, seat ht. 16 1/2 in.

Dining chairs like this, and like Lot 56, were also used by the Hancock, Massachusetts, Shaker community, as shown in this c. 1875 stereoview of the dining room in the East Family dwelling at Hancock (at right).

Estimate $100-150

breaks and losses to seat, left seat rail warped and cracked.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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East Family dwelling, Massachusetts

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