Chippendale Mahogany Carved Side Chair
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
- Date / Time :
- November 08, 2009 11:00AM
Chippendale Mahogany Carved Side Chair, possibly Southeastern United States, late 18th century, with beaded serpentine back on raking stiles centering a pierced gothic splat, on leather overupholstered seat and square beaded legs on stretchers, original finish and upholstery, (imperfections), ht. 37 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/2 in.
Note: A typewritten label affixed to the inside of a chair rail reads: "this chair was found in an orchard down south by capt. Reuben Whelden during the Civil War. Capt. Whelden transported food to the Union Army on his vessel."
upholstery in poor condition, but original linen backing and horsehair remains;