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Chippendale Tiger Maple, Sycamore and Birch Roundabout Chair

Auction:
2482
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

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

Description:

Chippendale Tiger Maple, Sycamore and Birch Roundabout Chair, possibly central Massachusetts, late 18th century, with well-formed scrolled handhelds, pierced splats, and beaded legs joined by cross-stretchers, the rush seat appears to be original, mellow patina, (very minor imperfections), ht. 30 3/4, seat ht. 16 1/2 in.

Provenance: Old Taft Tavern, North Uxbridge, Massachusetts, where Washington stayed in late 1789.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Originally was brown stained, it was refinished 80-90 years ago.

Keywords

Massachusetts, Birch Roundabout Chair, Chippendale Tiger Maple, Sycamore Roundabout Chair, North Uxbridge, Old Taft Tavern, Industrial Revolution

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