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Pair of Painted and Decorated Fancy Chairs,

Auction:
2128
Lot:
749
Sold for:
$353$300

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Auction:
Sale #2128 - 2128
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Painted and Decorated Fancy Chairs, probably New England, c. 1820, the fruit and foliate decorated crest over pierced horizontal splats with paint decoration and spherules joining shaped and ring-turned stiles and scrolling arms, balloon-form rush seats on tapering reeded conical frontal legs ending in ball feet joined by pierced stretchers with spherules, (paint restoration and other imperfections), ht. 34 1/4, seat ht. 18 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

paint decoration, paint restoration, New England, Chairs, Frame and panel