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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2961B Boston
November 19, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Black-painted Windsor Sack-back Chair

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 19, 2016 10:00AM


Black-painted Windsor Sack-back Chair, branded "I. WIRE" for John Wire, Philadelphia, 1791-1813, with bowed crest rail, vase and ring turnings, carved knuckle handholds, shaped saddle seat, (imperfections), ht. 38, seat ht. 18 in.
Estimate $400-600

seat split but reglued and stable.

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John Wire, Philadelphia