08-08-2015 08-09-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2838M Marlborough
August 8, 2015 10:00AMCalender

Blue-green-painted Slat-back Armchair

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2838M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 09, 2015 10:00AM


Blue-green-painted Slat-back Armchair, Delaware River Valley, 18th century, the five arched slats joining stiles with turned finials, on shaped arms, vase- and ring-turned arm supports, bulbous turned front stretcher, and turned bun feet, original splint seat, original surface, (breaks to seat), ht. 44, seat ht. 17 in.

Provenance: Catherine Wiltsie; Fritz Ehrenfried.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

The rear legs have been extended by two inches, breaks in the seat splints on the left side and front. Possible repaint on the lower portion of the chair.

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Delaware River Valley, Catherine Wiltsie, Fritz Ehrenfried