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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3038B Boston
November 4, 2017 10:00AMCalender
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Carved Mahogany Side Chair

$2,337$1,900
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3038B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Mahogany Side Chair, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the serpentine crest rail with central shell continuing to a scroll-carved "owl" splat and beaded stiles, above a trapezoidal overupholstered seat with serpentine front rail joining cabriole legs with punchwork and acanthus carving ending in claw-and-ball feet, joined to the chamfered back legs by block-, vase-, and ring-turned stretchers, refinished, ht. 37, seat ht. 17 in.

Provenance: H.L. Chalfant Antiques, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1993.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Right side of splat restored, glue blocks reinforced with screws, front feet worn.


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Keywords

West Chester, Acanthus, Arts, Cabriole leg, Chalfant, Decorative arts, English furniture, Furniture, Mahogany, Ornaments, Scroll, Splat, Visual arts