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American & Western Auction | March 8, 2024

Fri, Mar 8, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 678

Southern Chippendale Mahogany Side Chair

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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late 18th century, likely coastal Virginia, serpentine scroll back crest rail, entwined vasiform splat, parcel upholstered seat rail, cabriole legs, pad feet, American black walnut secondary (wood sample tested), 38-1/4 x 23 x 23 in. 

Note: Chairs sharing similar design attributes as the chair shown here are related to a group of chairs from the Rappahannock River Basin near the eastern shore of Virginia, documented in Hurst, Southern Furniture, 1680-1830 (figs. 18, 18.1).


structurally sound, repaired splat and shoe, surface along base is somewhat rough, repair and cracks at proper left rear leg at seat joint, small losses along foot pads, other general wear and imperfections from age and use

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