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Grain-painted Queen Anne Side Chair, New England, late 18th century.

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Marlborough, Massachusetts

Grain-painted Queen Anne Side Chair, New England, late 18th century. Serpentine crest rail with flat-topped yoke and spurred ends curving slightly beyond the shaped continuous stiles, which flank a solid vasiform splat whose tapering walls form tight scrolls at shoulder, the trapezoidal rush seat frame with exposed front corners is raised on baluster-turned and blocked forelegs terminating in carved Spanish feet, all legs joined with pinned stretchers and a spindle-turned front rail, later paint resembling rosewood grain over an earlier rust-colored surface, (repairs to crest), 48cm wide, 48cm deep, 101cm high (19 1/2in wide, 19 1/2in deep, 40 5/8in high). Seat ht. 17 in. Footnotes: Provenance American Furniture & Decorative Arts, Skinner Sale No. 2524B, Boston, Massachusetts (7 November 2010), Lot 437. Collection of Jim & Bernice Miller, Appleton, Wisconsin. Literature For a similar chair with a compass seat, see Barry A. Greenlaw, New England Furniture at Williamsburg (Williamsburg: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1974), cat. no. 42. A pair identical to the Virginia example also appears in Israel Sack, Brochure Number Nine (New York, New York: May 1962), no. 483. For further information on this lot please visit Bonhams.com For further information about this lot please visit the lot listing

Grain-painted Queen Anne Side Chair, New England, late 18th century. Serpentine crest rail with flat-topped yoke and spurred ends curving slightly beyond the shaped continuous stiles, which flank a solid vasiform splat whose tapering walls form tight scrolls at shoulder, the trapezoidal rush seat frame with exposed front corners is raised on baluster-turned and blocked forelegs terminating in carved Spanish feet, all legs joined with pinned stretchers and a spindle-turned front rail, later paint resembling rosewood grain over an earlier rust-colored surface, (repairs to crest), 48cm wide, 48cm deep, 101cm high (19 1/2in wide, 19 1/2in deep, 40 5/8in high). Seat ht. 17 in. Footnotes: Provenance American Furniture & Decorative Arts, Skinner Sale No. 2524B, Boston, Massachusetts (7 November 2010), Lot 437. Collection of Jim & Bernice Miller, Appleton, Wisconsin. Literature For a similar chair with a compass seat, see Barry A. Greenlaw, New England Furniture at Williamsburg (Williamsburg: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1974), cat. no. 42. A pair identical to the Virginia example also appears in Israel Sack, Brochure Number Nine (New York, New York: May 1962), no. 483. For further information on this lot please visit Bonhams.com For further information about this lot please visit the lot listing

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274 Cedar Hill St
Marlborough
Massachusetts
01752
United States
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Tags: Chair, Seat, Seating