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Painted and Gilded Fancy Chair

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
301
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Painted and Gilded Fancy Chair, probably Maryland, 1815-25, the Grecian form with sepia, gilt, yellow, and black designs, including an anthemion splat with rush seat on turned frontal legs and raking rear legs, old surface, (repairs), ht. 32 1/2, seat ht. 18 in.

Literature: Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period (New York: The Viking Press, 1966), p. 456, plate 466 shows an identical chair.
Estimate $300-500

Repairs to stiles at crest.


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

Charles F. Montgomery, Chair, Decorative arts, Furniture, Sepia, Splat

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