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Set of Six Paint Decorated Chairs

Auction:
2230
Lot:
501
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

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

Description:

Set of Six Paint Decorated Chairs, probably New England, c. 1825-30, the backs with three horizontal splats and four spindles joining raked "thumb-back" stiles on scrolled plank seats and splayed bamboo-turned legs joined by stretchers, original yellow paint with stenciled gilt shell accented crests outlined in green with vinegar putty mustard fan-painted seats, ht. 33, seat ht. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

yellow paint, New England, Chairs