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Assembled Set of Eight Carved Mahogany Chairs

Auction:
3259T
Lot:
1404
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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

Description:

Assembled Set of Eight Carved Mahogany Chairs, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, each with serpentine crests and pierced "owl" splats, frontal cabriole legs ending in claw-and-ball feet, raking chamfered rear legs, and block-turned stretchers, ht. 37 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

minor repair to at least one splat, one chair pieced at stile where seat rail joins, insect damage to one stretcher, some knee returns replaced, some glue blocks replaced, some stretchers reattached and joints strengthened, wear and scratching to carving commensurate with age, color of finish varies widely from chair to chair, four chairs overupholstered, four with slip seats. Upholstery in good condition.


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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Art genres, Arts, Cabriole leg, Chair, Decorative arts, English furniture, Furniture, Stretcher, Visual arts

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