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Chippendale Walnut Side Chair

Catalogue: American Furniture & Decorative Arts
Chippendale Walnut Side Chair

Lot Details

Lot 201
Chippendale Walnut Side Chair
Philadelphia, late 18th century
The serpentine crest rail with voluted ears centering a rocaille carved cartouche above a vase-form splat and a shell carved apron, raised on shell carved cabriole legs ending in trifid feet.
Provenance:
Purchased at Freeman's, Philadelphia, November 18, 1969, lot 350
Subsequent correspondence from Samuel T. Freeman & Co. indicated that the chair descended through the Mickle family. Samuel Mickle (1746-1830) was apprentice to Jonathan Shoemaker and is known today as the author of a well known drawing of a solid splat chair in a manuscript dated 1766 and now located in the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Estate of Sara K. Greene

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $5,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $5,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Furniture & Decorative Arts

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