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Title: Windsor Armchair, Arrow Back, Connecticut, Original Condition
Date/Period: Circa 1820


Windsor Armchair, Arrow Back, Connecticut, Original Condition, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 34"; seat height: 18"; width: 12"; depth: 18"

Material: Poplar seat, else maple, original paint

Condition: Excellent with appropriate surface wear, dark Patina

Additional Information: A robust paint decorated armchair, New England, likely
Connecticut, early 19th century, original surface…all surfaces decorated and highly
oxidized. Arrow-back with four slats; backswept ring turned posts with thumb type
terminus. The turned and flatted arms are supported by a single arrow splat and a most
unusual front posts featuring ambitious ball-turning. The shaped plank seat raised on
turned legs…the front baluster and ring turned continuing to tapered foot; the rear legs
are bamboo turned, legs joining similarly turned box stretcher.

$950.00

410-178


Windsor Armchair, Arrow Back, Connecticut, Original Condition, entire view 2



Title: Paint Decorated Rocking Chair,
Eagle Decorated Tablet
Date/Period: Mid-19th Century


Paint Decorated Rocking Chair, Eagle Decorated Tablet, entire view

Measurement: Height: 38"; seat height: 16"; width: 22"; depth: 33.5"

Material: Maple, polychrome

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: The tablet features a hand painted eagle and stenciled
decoration. Spindle back, terrific, scrolled arms over plank seat raised on turned legs
joined by front/back stretchers.

$675.00

1298-2


Paint Decorated Rocking Chair, Eagle Decorated Tablet, detail view



18th Century Windsor, Low-Back
Writing Armchair, Tracy Shop
Probably Lisbon, Connecticut, circa 1780
Maple, ash, and pine


18th Century Windsor, Low-Back Writing Armchair, Tracy Shop
Probably Lisbon, Connecticut, circa 1780
Maple, ash, and pine, entire view 1

Confidently attributed to the shop of Ebenezer Tracy (Compares to signed examples.)
The low-back having out scrolled handhold above swelled spindles featuring robust
turned nodules; the writing paddle retaining original drawer is supported by three
baluster and reel turned posts. The shaped saddle seat raised on baluster turned legs
joined bulbous turned H-stretcher. Old black paint over original surface history.
(Overall height: 31"; seat height: 15.5"; width: 36.5: depth: 32")


18th Century Windsor, Low-Back Writing Armchair, Tracy Shop
Probably Lisbon, Connecticut, circa 1780
Maple, ash, and pine, entire view 2

18th Century Windsor, Low-Back Writing Armchair, Tracy Shop
Probably Lisbon, Connecticut, circa 1780
Maple, ash, and pine, entire view 3

18th Century Windsor, Low-Back Writing Armchair, Tracy Shop
Probably Lisbon, Connecticut, circa 1780
Maple, ash, and pine, entire view 4

18th Century Windsor, Low-Back Writing Armchair, Tracy Shop
Probably Lisbon, Connecticut, circa 1780
Maple, ash, and pine, entire view 5

18th Century Windsor, Low-Back Writing Armchair, Tracy Shop
Probably Lisbon, Connecticut, circa 1780
Maple, ash, and pine, entire view 6

18th Century Windsor, Low-Back Writing Armchair, Tracy Shop
Probably Lisbon, Connecticut, circa 1780
Maple, ash, and pine, detail view 1

18th Century Windsor, Low-Back Writing Armchair, Tracy Shop
Probably Lisbon, Connecticut, circa 1780
Maple, ash, and pine, detail view 2

18th Century Windsor, Low-Back Writing Armchair, Tracy Shop
Probably Lisbon, Connecticut, circa 1780
Maple, ash, and pine, drawer

18th Century Windsor, Low-Back Writing Armchair, Tracy Shop
Probably Lisbon, Connecticut, circa 1780
Maple, ash, and pine, underside

$6,750.00

1345-2




18th Century Queen Anne Rocking Chair,
Outstanding Surface History
New England, circa 1750
Robust and elegant turnings,
generous proportions, great comfort…


18th Century Queen Anne Rocking Chair, Outstanding Surface History
New England, circa 1750
Robust and elegant turnings, generous proportions, great comfort…, entire view 1

Yoke crest, vasiform splat, arms with scrolled handholds in a very early brown finish
having a rich and warm patina. The rockers have been part of this chair since its early
working life as evidenced by the large rosehead nails joining rockers to blocks. The
rockers and attaching nails are in the exact surface as is the entire chair…. eighteenth
or very early nineteenth century brown over red. Excellent condition.
(Height: 47.75"; seat height: 17.5"; width: 23.75"; depth: 28")


18th Century Queen Anne Rocking Chair, Outstanding Surface History
New England, circa 1750
Robust and elegant turnings, generous proportions, great comfort…, entire view 2

$5,700.00

1283-38




Antique Ladderback Armchair, Four Arched Splats, Ball & Ring Finials
Probably Portsmouth, New Hampshire or Vicinity, Circa 1800


Antique Ladderback Armchair, Four Arched Splats, Ball & Ring Finials 
Probably Portsmouth, New Hampshire or Vicinity, Circa 1800, entire view 1

Serpentine arms with drooping handgrips, commodious trapezoidal seat;
true Victorian paint over original black paint.
(Fine original condition; height: 44.25"; seat height: 16"; width: 25"; depth: 22.5")


Antique Ladderback Armchair, Four Arched Splats, Ball & Ring Finials 
Probably Portsmouth, New Hampshire or Vicinity, Circa 1800, entire view 2

$1,450.00

1187-41




Near Pair of Roundabout Chairs by a Single Maker in Same Shop, Original Surface New England, Circa 1775-1800 Maple


Near Pair of Roundabout Chairs by a Single Maker in Same Shop, Original Surface New England, Circa 1775-1800 Maple, entire view

The carved pillow [cushion]-crests on flat arms terminating with robust out-scrolled [spurred] handholds having notched returns are raised on ring turned tapered posts centering solid vasiform splats set in bold molded shoes; square slip-seats over

deep skirt-profile concealing close stool, one chair remains fitted for a pot. The frontal cabriole legs feature volute scrolled knee returns and relief carved molding conforming to upper profile; rear legs are bottle/vasiform and reel form. Both chairs retain nearly 100% of first brown paint displaying a good patina. One chair is a tad taller (full height), otherwise they display the same shop traditions and were likely made from the same templates. Excellent condition; one chair measures 32.5” at pillow…the other 30 5/8” measured at pillow; chairs are both full height with seat height being 16.5”.

Provenance:

Ex Collection of Miriam and Arthur Spector;
Example with potty seat: Ex Wayne Pratt, Inc. and Ex Israel Sack.
The other example: Ex H.L. Chalfant.

Literature:

Chair with potty seat is illustrated in Albert Sack's the New Fine Points of Furniture, as "Better," page 64.


Near Pair of Roundabout Chairs by a Single Maker in Same Shop, Original Surface New England, Circa 1775-1800 Maple, angle view 1

Near Pair of Roundabout Chairs by a Single Maker in Same Shop, Original Surface New England, Circa 1775-1800 Maple, back view

Near Pair of Roundabout Chairs by a Single Maker in Same Shop, Original Surface New England, Circa 1775-1800 Maple, angle view 2

Near Pair of Roundabout Chairs by a Single Maker in Same Shop, Original Surface New England, Circa 1775-1800 Maple, arm rest detail

Near Pair of Roundabout Chairs by a Single Maker in Same Shop, Original Surface New England, Circa 1775-1800 Maple, seat detail

Near Pair of Roundabout Chairs by a Single Maker in Same Shop, Original Surface New England, Circa 1775-1800 Maple, front view

Near Pair of Roundabout Chairs by a Single Maker in Same Shop, Original Surface New England, Circa 1775-1800 Maple, angle view 3

Near Pair of Roundabout Chairs by a Single Maker in Same Shop, Original Surface New England, Circa 1775-1800 Maple, leg detail

$11,900.00

270-152




Vintage French Louis XVI Carved & Upholstered Cabriolet Armchairs
Unknown Maker, 19th Century
Timeless Classical Styling


Vintage French Louis XVI Carved & Upholstered Cabriolet Armchairs
Unknown Maker, 19th Century
Timeless Classical Styling, entire view

Square backs connect to padded armrests, ending in scrolls, above elegant curved and
fluted supports; the comfortable over-upholstered seats and carved rails on tapered and
fluted legs headed with rosettes. This pair of chairs is clean and ready for use.
(Back height: 34.5”, seat height: 16”, width at back: 18.5, with at arm terminus: 21.5”)

$2,800.00 the pair

1271-14




Bannister Back Chair, New England, Circa 1730-1740, Unusual Scalloped Crest The chair features faux graining dating to the nineteenth c


Bannister Back Chair, New England, Circa 1730-1740, Unusual Scalloped Crest, entire view

(Very good condition; overall height: 45.5, seat height: 17”)


Bannister Back Chair, New England, Circa 1730-1740, Unusual Scalloped Crest, angle view

Bannister Back Chair, New England, Circa 1730-1740, Unusual Scalloped Crest, back view

$450

843-268




18th Century Chippendale Side Chairs
Matched Set of Five, One Assembled
Likely Salem-Marblehead, Massachusetts


Six Chippendale Cross-Eyed Owl Splat Side Chairs, Salem-Marblehead, Massachusetts 18th Century, entire view

Each with a serpentine crest rail featuring carved ears and a “cross-eyed owl” pierced splat over a trapezoidal shaped slip seat and frame; molded seat rails and splat shoe; frontal pierced brackets on square legs with beaded edge joined by a recessed stretcher. Comprising five matching mahogany examples and a similar cherry example. Excellent condition, very nice color, and surface.
(Height: 36.5”, seat height: 17”, seat width measured at front: 21.5”)


Six Chippendale Cross-Eyed Owl Splat Side Chairs, Salem-Marblehead, Massachusetts 18th Century, front view

Six Chippendale Cross-Eyed Owl Splat Side Chairs, Salem-Marblehead, Massachusetts 18th Century, angle view

$6,950.00

1152-71




Six Chippendale Carved Mahogany Side Chairs, Attributed to Felix Huntington
Norwich, Connecticut, Circa 1770 to 1790
Featuring a distinctive “owls eye” splat pattern
mahogany, cherry secondary wood


Antique Set of Six Chippendale Mahogany Side Chairs, Connecticut, Circa 1770 to 1790, angle view

Two sets of chairs are documented; see Robert Trent, “New London County Joined Chairs, 1720-1790.” The Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin, 50:4 (Fall 1985) pp. 154-164. Also see Minor Myers, Jr. and Edgar Mayhew, New London County Furniture, 1640-1840, page 120. The seat frames will accommodate over the rail upholstery or slip frames. (Excellent condition; H: 38”, W: 2”, D: 17”)

$18,500

270-140


Antique Set of Six Chippendale Mahogany Side Chairs, Connecticut, Circa 1770 to 1790, entire view
Antique Set of Six Chippendale Mahogany Side Chairs, Connecticut, Circa 1770 to 1790, crest detail
Antique Set of Six Chippendale Mahogany Side Chairs, Connecticut, Circa 1770 to 1790, ear detail



Louis XIV Carved Walnut Armchair, Fauteuil
French, Early 18th Century


Antique Louis XIV Carved Walnut Armchair, French, 18th Century, angle view 1

The upholstered back over down-scrolled arms and over-upholstered seat raised on scrolled legs joined by shaped stretchers. (About half of the scrolled foot height has been pieced, all feet; H: 47.5"; seat H: 18"; W: 22"; D: 26")

$1,550

1040-8


Antique Louis XIV Carved Walnut Armchair, French, 18th Century, angle view 2
Antique Louis XIV Carved Walnut Armchair, French, 18th Century, arm detail



Turned Slat Back Armchair, Ladderback, Great Old Red Paint
New England, 18th Century
Sausage, Ring, and Baluster Turned Posts


Antique Turned Slat Back Armchair in Great Old Red Paint, 18th Century, angle view

The three arched slats join turned posts featuring tall robust finials; turned arms on capped turned front posts continuing to slightly-tapering feet; the legs joined by the trapezoidal splint split seat and turned double box-stretchers. Wonderful old red paint.
(Seat is pretty much compromised; H: 44”, W: 23”, seat H: 16”, D: 17”)

$1,425

492-146


Antique Turned Slat Back Armchair in Great Old Red Paint, 18th Century, entire view



Antique Continuous-Arm Brace-Back
Windsor Chair Bulbous Turnings
New York, Circa 1790


Continuous-Arm Brace-Back Windsor Chair
New York
Circa 1790, angle view

Having a double incised bow with thirteen tapered spindles; two additional tapered spindles form the brace...boldly turned stiles support the shaped handholds. The shaped saddle seat is typical of New York State-crisp shape, sharply undercut and an incised gutter. The robust baluster, spool and ring turned legs are perfectly splayed and are joined by bold stretchers. This chair is in nice old black paint. (Height: 37.5"; Seat Height: 17.25"; Width: 16.75"; Depth: 17.5".)

$2,500

271-21


Continuous-Arm Brace-Back Windsor Chair
New York
Circa 1790, front view



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