Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

December 2,2023: Premier Americana - Day Two

Sat, Dec 2, 2023 09:00AM EST
  • American
Lot 2278


Estimate: $200 - $300
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AMERICAN, PROBABLY BALTIMORE, PAINTED FANCY SIDE CHAIRS, SET OF FOUR, each of modified gondola form, the crest rail having pierced, scrolled ears above an urn-form splat, turned posts having beehive bases, and old woven-cane seats, raised on saber-form front legs and turned rear legs. Together with a similar armchair having the same rear post turnings. Each with old, but not original black-painted surfaces decorated with an eagle, laurel leaves, and a lyre. Five pieces total. Circa 1840. 32" HOA, 17 1/2" H seat.
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Very good solid condition, the armchair with repairs to the crest rail and splat, the remainder with no notable repairs, losses to the paint, one heavy.

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Property deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg, Foundation, VA. All proceeds to benefit the Collections Acquisition Fund.
Purchased by Mr. & Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Jr. in 1944 from Pocantico to install in the Bassett Hall cottage.