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Eight Hepplewhite-style Dining Chairs

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Eight Hepplewhite-style Dining Chairs, each with a covered shield back and trapezoidal seat, supported by tapered legs terminating in spade feet, two open armchairs, ht. 39 1/8, wd. 21 1/2, dp. 21 3/4; and six side chairs, ht. 37 1/2, wd. 19, dp. 19 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Most with professional restorations to frame (most to back-rest and are fairly unobtrusive). All with varying degrees of wear to frame including abrasions and loss to finish (mainly legs), which is typical with age and use. Fabric fades with light staining and wear.


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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Chair, Furniture, George Hepplewhite, Table

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