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August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Paint-decorated Fan-back Windsor Side Chair

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM


Paint-decorated Fan-back Windsor Side Chair, probably Rhode Island, late 18th century, with bulbous vase- and ring-turnings and carved saddle seat, old black paint with vestiges of later floral decoration, (imperfections and repairs),ht. 36, seat ht. 17 3/4 in.

Literature: The Impecunious Collector's Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 30; Furniture Treasury, by Wallace Nutting, MacMillan, 1928, fig. 2685.
Estimate $400-600

cracks and chips to legs, right stile with repair under seat and repaired break at top, iron repair to crest at top of three spindles.

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Fan-back Windsor Side Chair, Rhode Island, Impecunious Collector, John T. Kirk, Wallace Nutting, MacMillan