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August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Black-painted Slat-back Side Chair

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


Black-painted Slat-back Side Chair, New England, early 18th century, with three arched slats and double stretchers, later black paint, (imperfections),ht. 42, seat ht. 16 in.

Literature: The Impecunious Collector's Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 96; The Impecunious House Restorer: Personal Vision and Historic Accuracy, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1984, fig. 162.
Estimate $300-500

chips and wear to high points, front stretchers very worn, large loss to lower rear section of left rear leg.

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.


Slat-back Side Chair, New England, John T. Kirk, Impecunious Collector