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Lot 536

Fine and Rare Pilgrim Century Turned Great Chair

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
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New England, probably Massachusetts, 1650 -1700, in mixed woods (ash and maple?), mellow old patinated surface, early woven fiber seat, 41-1/2 x 23 x 19 in.

Provenance: Collection of the Late Ned Hipp, North Carolina

Note: For related examples see Forman, American Seating Furniture, catalog no. 7 and Safford American Furniture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, catalog no. 7.

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Collection of the Late Ned Hipp, North Carolina

scattered pest damage to stiles with some associated losses to foot bottoms (some possible loss of height), joints are slightly loose, wear and losses to fiber seat