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Emporium Auction | January 25, 2024

Thu, Jan 25, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 679

Six American Classical Paint Decorated "Fancy" Chairs

Estimate: $400 - $600

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early 19th century, includes two armchairs and four side chairs, grape and foliate painted crest rail, horizontal slatted splat, scrolled arms, rush seat, incurvate front stretcher, turned legs, armchair 34-1/2 x 21 x 18 in.; side chair 34-1/2 x 18-1/4 x 16-1/2 in.

Provenance: The Important Private Collection of a Rocky Mountain Couple


all chairs structurally sound with worn painted surface with scattered losses and areas of later paint, chairs have reattached crest rails with later visible screws, reinforced rush seats, feet with metal caps, rear crest rails cracked and re-nailed on some chairs, other wear and imperfections from age and usage

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The Important Private Collection of a Rocky Mountain Couple