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Pair of Mahogany Inlaid Shield-back Side Chairs

Auction:
2230
Lot:
111
Sold for:
$27,025$23,000

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Pair of Mahogany Inlaid Shield-back Side Chairs, probably Norfolk, Virginia, c. 1800, the heart-back molded crests above the quarter and demi-lune inlaid fans flanked by vertical heart-carved splats entering into inlaid lunettes at the base of the shields, the molded and curved back supports above the overupholstered seat with serpentine front rails above string and bellflower-inlaid square tapering front legs ending in spade feet, with rounded rear legs, refinished, (repairs), ht. 38 3/4, seat ht. 17 5/8 in.
Estimate $30,000-50,000

Keywords

Norfolk, Virginia, Doors, Lunette