Sale 16AM01 | Lot 183

Set of Six Federal Mahogany Side Chairs

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 183
Set of Six Federal Mahogany Side Chairs
Attributed to John Carlisle, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1790
Each serpentine molded crest above shaped and molded stiles, and a pierced splat centering a kylix urn suspending a foliate swag flanked by oval rosettes, the pierced and waisted lower section over a fan carved base and molded shoe, and an overupholstered serpentine fronted seat, raised on molded square tapering legs joined by H-stretchers.
Provenance:
Israel Sack, Inc., New York

From the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. George Fenimore Johnson, Sotheby's, New York, 19 January 2008, lot 45, for $121,000
Literature:
American Antiques from the Isreal Sack collection, Vol. II. (Washington D.C. Highland House Publishers Inc., 1969), p. 343, fig. 851
The Magazine Antiques, September 1965, in an advertisement for Isreal Sack, Inc., illus. inside cover


C Property from a New Jersey Collector

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000
Sold for $31,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The original finish on most of the front of the splats has been rubbed or worn, several have scrapes and wear to finish on the stiles and backs, 1 chair has 2 added glue blocks to seat, 2 chairs have 2 glue blocks and 4 new cross braces, 1 chair as an old chip to the rear left leg


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Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000
Sold for $31,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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