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Carved Mahogany Side Chair

Auction:
3259T
Lot:
1694
Sold for:
$197$160

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

Description:

Carved Mahogany Side Chair, probably Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1795-1800, the serpentine crest above a splat incorporating a carved sheaf of wheat, acanthus-carved scrolls, waterleaf carving, and a small fluted section, on trapezoidal slip seat joining frontal molded square tapering legs, (imperfections), ht. 37 3/4, seat ht. 17 in.
Estimate $200-250

small patch to back of one rear leg at foot, repairs to splat and front legs near the top.


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.

Keywords

Salem, Acanthus, Ancient Greek architecture, Art genres, Art history, Mahogany, Splat, Visual arts, Waterleaf

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