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Blue-green-painted Slat-back Armchair

Auction:
2838M
Lot:
1108
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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

Description:

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.


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.

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Delaware River Valley, Catherine Wiltsie, Fritz Ehrenfried

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