03-02-2014 03-02-2014
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2710B Boston
March 2, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Chippendale Carved Walnut Side Chair

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2710B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 02, 2014 10:00AM


Chippendale Carved Walnut Side Chair, Philadelphia, c. 1760-80, the serpentine scratch-beaded crest rail with scroll terminals centering a carved shell and foliate device, the shell-carved front seat rail, on frontal cabriole legs with shell-carved knees ending in trifid feet, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 40 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/2 in.

Literature: For an identical example in the Garvan Collection at Yale University, see American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale, John T. Kirk (New York, 1972), p. 76, number 61.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

left stile repaired at top with repinning, seat frame replaced, glue block possibly replaced.

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Philadelphia, Yale University, John T. Kirk