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Four Dutch Side Chairs

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
822
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Four Dutch Side Chairs, 19th century, each walnut and fruitwood with shell-form crest rail, baluster-form inlaid splat, serpentine seat with carved pendant apron, acanthus carved legs with shell detail surmounting claw-and-ball leg, ht. 44 1/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

One chair has a broken leg which was repaired, others are showing signs of restoration to veneer on splats, and another chair with possible restoration to leg near foot. Overall signs of wear and use.


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.

Keywords

Acanthus, Architectural history, Baluster, Chair, Ironmongery, Splat, Stairways

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