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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Mar 26, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 842

New England Queen Anne Walnut Easy Chair

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000

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

Rhode Island or Massachusetts, circa 1750, walnut front legs and stretcher with maple rear legs and rear stretcher, white pine, frame with arched crest and scrolled arms set with pink damask upholstery, cabriole legs with turned stretchers, 48 x 36-1/4 x 24-1/4 in.

Note: Colonial Williamsburg records indicate green wool show cover fragment discovered behind proper left arm cone under wrought iron nail during conservation. For notes regarding the attribution to Rhode Island, see Colonial Williamsburg file notes (accompany lot).

Illustrated in Elizabeth Stillinger, American Antiques: The Hennage Collection, pg. 118-119.

Provenance: Israel Sack, New York, purchased 1972; Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hennage; Property Deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation from the Joseph and June Hennage Collection; all proceeds to benefit the Joseph and June Hennage Collection Acquisition Fund


visible frame in excellent condition, knee returns likely restored, modern upholstery generally good with some wear and fading at arm tops