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Black-painted Bannister-back Side Chair

Auction:
2897M
Lot:
298
Sold for:
$1,600$1,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2897M
Location:
Off Premises
Date / Time :
May 21, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Black-painted Bannister-back Side Chair, Guilford or Wallingford, Connecticut, c. 1750-70, with tall turned mushroom finials, shaped cresting, and split bannisters, ht. 47 3/4 in.

Provenance: Hubbard family, Guilford, Connecticut, 1973.

Literature: Illustrated in Robert F. Trent, Hearts & Crowns, Folk Chairs of the Connecticut Coast 1720-1840 (New Haven Colony Historical Society: New Haven, Connecticut, 1977), plate 57, p. 29.
Estimate $600-1,000


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Guilford, Wallingford, Connecticut, Wallingford, Connecticut

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