Chair, Side Chair, Queen Anne
This transitional hair features a Chippendale serpentine crest above an 'owl' shaped splat with carved volutes; over-upholstered trapezoidal seat, cabriole legs joined by block-and-turned stretchers, terminating in pad feet.
Dimensions: H: 37.25"; seat H: 17"; W: 22"; D: 18".
Chairs, Queen Anne, Balloon Seats
Connecticut, Norwich or East Hartford
Circa 1755 - SOLD
See The Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin, fall 1985, pages 73 to 77. (Height: 41 inches; seat height: 18 inches; width: 22 inches; depth: 17 inches)
274-93 - SOLD
Pair Queen Anne Side Chairs
The carved yoke shaped crest over solid vasiform splat of successful design centered by the incurvate stiles above the trapezoidal slip-seat within molded frame; front rail with matching half-round drops. The chairs are raised on cabriole legs with slipper-feet. Excellent condition with one chair having a small expertly executed splice at junction of stile and top-rail. (Height: 40.5 inches; seat height: 18.5 inches; width: 21.5 inches; depth: 21.5 inches.)
Circa 1800-1820 - SOLD
A North Shore sofa with arched upholstered back joined by flanking down-curved padded arm rests continuing to downward-sloping reeded and scrolled arm support-handholds supported by ring-turned and fluted baluster above fielded rectangular panels; the padded arms enclosing the bench seat over tapering ring-turned reeded legs with ringed cuffs. The front with four similar legs; the rear with two backswept saber legs. Minor lower secondary frame imperfections noted; long ago, a pair of braces were added to the curly-maple frame between front and rear rails; also, originally made with four rear legs. An attractive and functional piece.
(Length: 73.5-inches; height: 34-inches; depth: 24-inches.)
731-34 - SOLD
Queen Anne Slipper Chair
Mahogany - SOLD
The carved, pierced, and molded back above trapezoidal slip-seat raised on cabriole legs with ball and claw feet; the rear legs back swept and molded...unusual shaped and molded stretcher configuration. Minor imperfections and losses.
Dimensions: 37.25-inch overall height, 16-inch seat height, 21.25-inches wide, 17-inches deep.
903-27 - SOLD
Pair Of Chippendale Mahogany Side Chairs
Massachusetts, probably Boston
Circa 1775 - SOLD
This carved mahogany side chair with a serpentine crest ending in molded scrolled terminals above the openwork pierced scroll owl splat; above the over-upholstered trapezoidal seat frame; on frontal square beaded legs joined to the chamfered rear legs by square H-stretcher. The chairs have good rich color and are in fine condition. (Height: 37.5 inches; Seat Height: 17.5 inches; Width: 21.5 inches; Depth: 18 inches.)
492-9 - SOLD
Chippendale Wing Chair
The chair measures 44.5-inches in overall height (17-inches high to the seat), 22.5-inches in width and 21-inches in depth.
Upholstered Wing Chair
The chair measures 45-inches in overall height, while the seat measures 17-inches in height, 28.5-inches in width and 31-inches in depth.
Sheraton Carved Side-Chair
Possibly Slover and Taylor
The crest rail with fluted raised tablet above four turned fluted columns having carved and flared terminus...the spat (columns) sit on carved plinths and are received by the molded bottom rail. The columns centering gothic arches and are flanked by molded stiles continuing to backswept rear legs...the bowed over-upholstered seat raised on double tapered front legs with spade feet. Glue blocks replaced; small 1.5 by .75-inch veneered patch in leg...all else very good. (Height: 36 inches; seat height: 17.5 inches; width: 21.5 inches; depth: 19 inches.)
Walnut - SOLD
Carved and shaped crest continuing to out-scrolled arms on turned supports flanking vasiform splats received by molded shoes above compass shaped seat raised on frontal cabriole leg...other legs turned with pad feet; legs joined by turned and blocked cross-stretcher. Overall condition is very good, slip seat frame and some returns replaced; minor foot imperfections. (Height: 30.5 inches; width: 29.25 inches; depth: 26 inches.)
605-68 - SOLD
Period Sheraton Sofa
Early 19th Century rural New England sofa reupholstered for country decor.
Dimensions: 74-inches long, 34.5-inches high, 25-inches deep.
A Spectacular Set of Ten Scrolled-Armchairs
Bold Curly Maple
Exceptional carving decorates the crest rail and splat with arms being swept under in dramatic scrolls. This is an assembled set with each chair appearing to have been made in the same shop by the same hand...or at least within the same tradition. (Height: 34.75 inches; Seat Height: 17.5 inches; Width: 17.25 inches; Depth: 16.5 inches.)
Sheraton Wing Chair
Period Sheraton easy chairs are uncommon and desirable...
Considering the Chippendale style serpentine crest rail, this is a relatively early example of a Sheraton easy chair. The tall and slender form is quite desirable; almost a ladies chair. The narrow verticality is accentuated by extremely refined, and tall, delicately turned, tapering birch legs. The castors are original, a very nice feature. The already successful lines will be greatly improved by a competent upholster. (Height: 49 inches; seat height: 17 inches; width: 32.5 inches; depth: 32 inches.)
Queen Anne Side Chairs, Set of Eight
The ex-owner of this remarkable group of chairs assembled them during a 30-year period; they are all stylistically inspired by the same shop traditions. The yoke back and shaped stiles centered by vasiform splat received by the molded lower-splat shoe above trapezoidal slip seats. The front legs are of cabriole form with turned pad feet while the raking rear legs are turned and block/square with nicely molded edges. One upholstered seat frame is new with all others being original to individual chair; each chair is of similar color and surface patina; obviously with slight differences that are not noticed when circling the table. Each chair measures 40-inches in height; seat heights: 17-inches; front width: 19.75-inches.
Queen Anne Armchair
New England...18th century
Maple - SOLD
The yoke crest above vasiform splat...carved arms with ram's horn handholds on turned arm supports; trapezoidal seat raised on block and vase turned front legs; the rear posts/legs are backswept; legs joined by robustly turned stretchers. Old mahoganized surface with nice color and patina. The chair has been reduced in height...small section of carved brush foot remains as depicted. Tiny initials "LW" carved in each arm early in the chairs life.
(Height: 40 inches; seat height: 17 inches; width: 23.75 inches; depth: 20 inches.)
731-62 - SOLD