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August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Black-painted Turned Side Chair

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


Black-painted Turned Side Chair, New England, late 18th/early 19th century, with vase- and ring-turned posts and "Windsor-type" turned, swelled spindles with bulbous turned front stretcher, old black paint, (imperfections),ht. 40 1/2, seat ht. 16 in.

Literature: The Impecunious Collector's Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 42. Kirk sees this as an interesting intersection of three chair types known in the late 18th century.

Estimate $200-300

old loss to top of left front seat post, loss to left rear seat post.

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.


Windsor, New England, John T. Kirk, Impecunious Collector, chair