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Collection of Jean and Jim Barrow | May 20, 2023

Sat, May 20, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 201

Fine American Federal Barrel Back Lolling Chair in Early Surface

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
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$3,000 $250
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$10,000 $1,000
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$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Massachusetts, circa 1800, tall tapered barrel back form, molded mahogany arms and legs, deeply flared rear legs, fine lustrous old surface, modern green upholstery, 40 x 28 x 19 in.

Note: A closely related barrel back lolling chair, bearing the label of maker Lemuel Curtis, is in the collections of the Winterthur Museum. See Montgomery, Federal Furniture, cat. no. 116. 


visible frame in excellent condition with light bumps and wear (not examined under upholstery), modern upholstery in good condition

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Milly McGehee;
Collection of Jean and Jim Barrow