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Set of Four Federal Fancy Chairs

Auction:
2230
Lot:
178
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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Set of Four Federal Fancy Chairs, possibly Portsmouth, New Hampshire, early 19th century, the shaped and turned horizontal and vertical spindles joining turned raked stiles with acorn tops above the rush seats, on turned tapering legs joined by stretchers, painted ivory with gilt and black freehand painted decoration of wheat, flowers, and vines, (minor imperfections), ht. 36, seat ht. 17 3/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Chairs