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Upholstered Mahogany Easy Chair

Auction:
2985B
Lot:
51
Sold for:
$3,936$3,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Upholstered Mahogany Easy Chair, Massachusetts, c. 1740-60, with serpentine back, shaped sides, and outward-scrolling arms, on cabriole frontal legs joined to the rear raking legs by block-, vase-, and ring-turned stretchers, ht. 47 1/2, seat ht. 18 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Chair has a repaired front left leg (there is a with-the-grain-break that is repaired with screws) and the return piece above the leg has been replaced, the rear stretcher has been also been re-secured with screws. New pieces of wood added inside the seat frame. Ready for new upholstery.


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.

Keywords

Cabriole leg, Chair, Decorative arts, Furniture, Mahogany, Stretcher, Upholstery, Visual arts

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