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Two Bannister-back Side Chairs

Auction:
3259T
Lot:
1056
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3259T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Two Bannister-back Side Chairs, New England, 18th century, the larger red-painted chair with shaped crest, ball finials, molded balusters, and early turnings, the smaller chair with concave crest rail above three molded balusters, ht. 50, 39 3/4, seat ht. 17, 16 in., respectively.
The Marge Staufer Americana Collection
Estimate $400-600

back legs of smaller chair with minor height loss. splint seats both with minor damage. larger chair with some chunks missing from the stretchers and feet, the missing areas covered by the later red paint.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Architecture, Baluster, Chair, Construction, Finial, Furniture, Visual arts

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