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Queen Anne Carved Armchair

Auction:
2468
Lot:
567
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Queen Anne Carved Armchair, New England, 18th century, with block, vase, and ring turnings, (height loss, rockers added), ht. 40, seat ht. 16 in.

Provenance: According to family tradition, the chair was owned by Pearson and Lois Heywood of the original land grant of Braintree, Massachusetts, at their farm named "Penns Hill," which was visited by John Adams, who was said to have liked the chair and sat in it often.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Anne Carved Armchair, New England, chair, Massachusetts, John Adams, Lois Heywood, Braintree, Pearson, Penns Hill, Politics of the United States

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