Early Americana: The Atten Collection Online
October 6, 2021 12:00 PM - October 14, 2021 07:00 PM
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3760TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: October 06, 2021 12:00PM
Spindle-back Armchair, Boston type, 17th century style, with urn-and-flame finials, tiers of spindles, and plank seat.
Note: This chair is a faithful copy of a known 17th century chair in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The museum's chair is illustrated and discussed in American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: I. Early Colonial Period: The Seventeenth-Century and William and Mary Styles, pp 17-20.
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