08-09-2009 08-09-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 9, 2009 11:00 AMCalender
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Queen Anne Carved Armchair

$474$400
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, John Adams, Lois Heywood, Massachusetts, Braintree, Pearson, Penns Hill