01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Eight Biedermeier Fruitwood Rush Seat Side Chairs

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM


Eight Biedermeier Fruitwood Rush Seat Side Chairs, mid-19th century, each with shaped cresting and arched design in the splat, on turned legs.

Provenance: Owned by John L. and Isabella Stewart Gardner. Sold July 15, 2000, Skinner sale #2005.

Note: For a photograph of the chairs in use by Mr. and Mrs. Gardner at their 152 Beacon Street home, please refer to the frontispiece illustration of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum catalog Lee Mingwei: THE LIVING ROOM, by Jennifer R. Gross and Lewis Hyde, copyright 2000.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


Isabella Stewart Gardner, Lee Mingwei, Lewis Hyde, Jennifer R. Gross