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Painted Armchair

Auction:
2482
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Painted Armchair, New England, late 18th century, the yoked crestrail on raked stiles, tapering splat, with molded arms ending in scrolled handholds, on beaded square legs joined by stretchers, old brown paint over earlier red, ht. 44 1/4, seat ht. 17 in.

Literature: This chair is illustrated in The American Chair, Robert Bishop, p. 164, number 211.
Estimate $600-800

hickory splint seat is replaced but appropriately.

Keywords

chair, New England, brown paint, Robert Bishop, Bishop , p, Chairs

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