02-14-2020 02-14-2020
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3345B Boston
February 14, 2020 10:00 AMCalender

Pair of William and Mary Caned Beech Side Chairs

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3345B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 14, 2020 10:00AM


Pair of William and Mary Caned Beech Side Chairs, England, late 17th century, openwork crest rails, caned backs with block- and ring-carved stiles, caned seats, scrolled front legs with openwork stretchers, modern green velvet cushions, ht. 51 1/2, seat ht. 19, wd. 17 1/2, dp. 19 in.

Provenance: S.W. Wolsey, Colonial Williamsburg; Northeast Auctions, March 6, 2004, Lot 620; Schorsch Collection, Sotheby's, January 20-22, 2016.
Estimate $500-700

One with break in cane at the front seat rail and small hole in the back, spliced repair to left rear leg, repair to front stretcher. Other with break to left stretcher at rear leg and repair to front seat rail. Both with loose joins, minor worming, and age cracks.

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S.W. Wolsey, William, United Kingdom