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October 27, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Painted Windsor Fan-back Upholstered Armchair

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 27, 2013 10:00AM


Painted Windsor Fan-back Upholstered Armchair, probably from the shop of Joseph Henzey, Philadelphia, c. 1780-90, with carved knuckle handholds and finely turned arm supports, legs, and stretchers, early green paint over earlier red, ht. 41, seat ht. 15 in.

Provenance: James and Nancy Glazer, purchased in 1989.

Note: Joseph Henzey worked at 106 South Eighth Street in Philadelphia. According to the consignor, this is the only known Pennsylvania Windsor chair that was meant to be upholstered.

Estimate $8,000-12,000

upholstery is a replacement.

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Philadelphia, Joseph Henzey, green paint, Nancy Glazer, James Glazer, Pennsylvania Windsor chair, Windsor