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Blue-painted Continuous-arm Bow-back Windsor Chair

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3416T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 03, 2020 12:00PM


Blue-painted Continuous-arm Bow-back Windsor Chair, Rhode Island, c. 1785-1800, with beaded crest above bulbous vase- and ring-turned arm supports and legs, old blue over earlier green paint, ht. 37, seat ht. 17 in.

Provenance: Lee Hanes.

Literature: A very similar chair with the same surface is illustrated and discussed in Charles Santore, The Windsor Style in America, Vol. II, p. 34, plate X.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

small minor crack to peak of bow, paint flaking and with spots of loss.

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Charles Santore