Brunk Auctions
Live Auction

Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Mar 26, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1063

Fine Set Six New York Classical Mahogany Side Chairs

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

attributed to shop of Duncan Phyfe, circa 1815, each with highly figured scrolled tablet back over carved slat, retaining their original poplar slip seat frames (most with matching numbers), with red silk upholstery, on reeded saber legs, 33 x 18 x 17 in.

Note: These chairs are illustrated in American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, Volume 2, p. 443, pl. 1105.

Provenance: Israel Sack, New York; Bernard & S. Dean Levy (labels attached); Duke Family Collection


very good condition overall; minor repairs to splat attachments (one with later braces at back), one with screw repairs at front leg attachments (rosettes replaced), one lacking a side rosette, some very minor repairs at rear stiles at crest rail attachments; wear to upholstery