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Armchair, Delaware, Great Original Red paint, 5 Arched Graduating Slats Circa 1760 Wonderful original red painted surface


Armchair, Delaware, Great Original Red paint, 5 Arched Graduating Slats Circa 1760, angle view

The five graduated arched slats joining stiles with turned finials, shaped arms, vase- and ring-turned arm supports; legs and trapezoidal seat joined by ball and ring turned frontal stretcher and twin side stretchers. (Height: 43.5"; seat height: 17.75"; width: 23.25"; depth: 18.75")

$11,500.00

505-130




Pair of Windsor Chairs Featuring Rare Yoke Form Stretcher and Old Red Paint
Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1800 (Likely by Seaver and Frost)


Antique Pair of Windsor Chairs with Yoke Form Stretcher, Circa 1800, pair view

Pair of bowback Windsor side chairs displaying original surface history; nearly full coverage brick red over what appears to be original green paint oxidized to near-black.
Nine bamboo turned spindles featuring robust nodules that pierce the reeded bow and under-cut saddle seat with incised gutter; the bamboo turned legs pierce the seat and are joined by exceedingly rare yoke-form stretcher.
(H: 35"; seat H: 17.5"; W: 16")

$4,950

1124-12


Antique Pair of Windsor Chairs with Yoke Form Stretcher, Circa 1800, single angle view
Antique Pair of Windsor Chairs with Yoke Form Stretcher, Circa 1800, stretcer detail



Antique, Queen Anne Side Chairs, Assembled, Leather Seats, Vasiform Splats
New England, Possibly New Hampshire, circa 1725-1750


Antique, Queen Anne Side Chairs, Assembled, Leather Seats, Vasiform Splats
New England, Possibly New Hampshire, circa 1725-1750, chair 1 view 1

A pair, each with carved yoke crest, solid vasiform splat and over upholstered trapezoidal
leather sea, raised on molded cabriole legs ending in pointed pad feet. One chair in old black paint.


Antique, Queen Anne Side Chairs, Assembled, Leather Seats, Vasiform Splats
New England, Possibly New Hampshire, circa 1725-1750, chair 1 view 2

Antique, Queen Anne Side Chairs, Assembled, Leather Seats, Vasiform Splats
New England, Possibly New Hampshire, circa 1725-1750, chair 1 view 3

Antique, Queen Anne Side Chairs, Assembled, Leather Seats, Vasiform Splats
New England, Possibly New Hampshire, circa 1725-1750, chair 2 view 1

Antique, Queen Anne Side Chairs, Assembled, Leather Seats, Vasiform Splats
New England, Possibly New Hampshire, circa 1725-1750, chair 2 view 2

Antique, Queen Anne Side Chairs, Assembled, Leather Seats, Vasiform Splats
New England, Possibly New Hampshire, circa 1725-1750, chair 2 view 3

$3,050.00

843-311




Antique Windsor Chair, Comb-Back Armchair, Fan-Back, High-Back
Possibly Vermont, Circa 1790-1810


Antique Windsor Chair, Comb-Back Armchair, Fan-Back, High-Back
Possibly Vermont, Circa 1790-1810, entire view 1

This example in crusty green paint is taller than many, comfortable for seating
The crest featuring plain volutes above five spindles; the arms having out scrolled handholds
are supported by baluster-turned posts, shaped seat pierced by delicately turned legs joined by
stretcher system. Original surface history, excellent original condition;
height: 40"; seat height: 17.5"; width: 24"; depth: 14.5".


Antique Windsor Chair, Comb-Back Armchair, Fan-Back, High-Back
Possibly Vermont, Circa 1790-1810, entire view 2

Antique Windsor Chair, Comb-Back Armchair, Fan-Back, High-Back
Possibly Vermont, Circa 1790-1810, entire view 3

$1,675.00

1312-2




Antique, Windsor Sack Back Armchair, Rhode Island, circa 1775-1800


Antique, Windsor Sack Back Armchair, Rhode Island, circa 1775-1800, entire view 1

Bowed crest rail pierced by seven spindles that continue to medial rail ending in flat out-scrolled
hand grips supported by baluster turned posts above shaped saddle seat, raised on splayed
reel- and baluster-turned legs joined by swelled and reel-turned
H-form stretcher. Excellent functional condition; nice old refinished color and patina.
(Height: 38.25"; seat height: 18"; width: 23.75”; depth: 15.5")


Antique, Windsor Sack Back Armchair, Rhode Island, circa 1775-1800, entire view 2

Antique, Windsor Sack Back Armchair, Rhode Island, circa 1775-1800, entire view 3

$1,140.00

1204-2




Armchair, Ladderback, Four Arched Slats, Sausage Turned
Likely Connecticut or Connecticut River Valley, circa 1730-1750
Ash and maple, old dry surface


Armchair, Ladderback, Four Arched Slats, Sausage Turned

Likely Connecticut or Connecticut River Valley, circa 1730-1750

Ash and maple, old dry surface, angle view

Four arched and graduated splats joined by robust sausage turned posts featuring tall
finials; carved and scrolled arms joining outstanding front supports. The trapezoidal seat
above sausage turned front legs… plain turned rear legs; turned double box stretcher; front
stretchers are sausage turned. There are a few working-period honest burn marks caused by
tabbed candlestick or betty-lamp hanging from second splat.
(Great condition: 43" x 23.5 x 21")


Armchair, Ladderback, Four Arched Slats, Sausage Turned

Likely Connecticut or Connecticut River Valley, circa 1730-1750

Ash and maple, old dry surface, entire view

$1,865.00

1273-5




Chair, Banister Back, New England, 18th Century, Old Black Paint
Unknown Maker


Antique Banister Back Chair in Old Black Paint, New England, 18th Century, angle view

(H: 43”, seat H: 19”, W: 14”)

$525

605-110


Antique Banister Back Chair in Old Black Paint, New England, 18th Century, entire view



Pair of Chippendale Square Back Side Chairs, Molded Legs, Original Red Paint
Probably Dunlap School, South Central New Hampshire, Circa 1780 to 1800
A simple version of the Sheraton chair featuring plain splats rather than pierced splat and reeded Chippendale legs [Transitional]


Antique Pair of Chippendale Square Back Side Chairs in Original Red Paint, Circa 1780, pair view

These chairs just arrived, please call for full description, and/or enthusiastic discussion.
(Excellent original condition; H: 37.5”, W: 16.25”, D: 13.5”)

$2,800

1187-3


Antique Pair of Chippendale Square Back Side Chairs in Original Red Paint, Circa 1780, single angle view
Antique Pair of Chippendale Square Back Side Chairs in Original Red Paint, Circa 1780, seat detail
Antique Pair of Chippendale Square Back Side Chairs in Original Red Paint, Circa 1780, leg detail



Fancy Windsor Rocking Chair, High Slat Back, Original Paint
New England or New York State, Circa 1815 to 1825
A sculptural example in great surface, faux curly maple


Antique Fancy Windsor Rocking Chair in Original Paint, American, angle view

The maker borrowed the structural design from the 18th century ladder-back form; faux maple ground and decoration inspired by fancy furniture of the period. (Right proper arm is repaired near the rear post; H: 44”, seat H: 17”)

$675

572-83


Antique Fancy Windsor Rocking Chair in Original Paint, American, entire view
Antique Fancy Windsor Rocking Chair in Original Paint, American, back detail
Antique Fancy Windsor Rocking Chair in Original Paint, American, seat detail



Chair Side, Queen Anne, Cherry, Yoke Crest, Vasiform Splat, Compass Seat
Massachusetts, Circa 1740 to 1760


Antique Queen Anne Cherry Side Chair with Yoke Crest and Vasiform Splat, Circa 1740 to 1760, angle view

Yoke crest above vasiform splat, upholstered slip compass seat, and cabriole front legs resting on pad feet; joined to raking rear legs by block, vase, and ring-turned stretchers. (Old refinish, minor imperfections, three returns replaced; H: 39”, W: 19.5”, seat H: 18”)

$4,985

1222-3


Antique Queen Anne Cherry Side Chair with Yoke Crest and Vasiform Splat, Circa 1740 to 1760, entire view
Antique Queen Anne Cherry Side Chair with Yoke Crest and Vasiform Splat, Circa 1740 to 1760, splat detail



Armchair, Bannister Back
New England, Probably Portsmouth, NH
Circa 1770


Armchair, Bannister Back

New England, Probably Portsmouth, NH

Circa 1770, angle view

A robust armchair of generous proportion; the seat and surface have been refreshed; very old blacksmith repair to one arm with all else fine. Old black over red paint. Dimensions: 49" overall H, 17" seat H, 26.25" W, 19" D.

$9,650

424-119


Armchair, Bannister Back

New England, Probably Portsmouth, NH

Circa 1770, entire view
Armchair, Bannister Back

New England, Probably Portsmouth, NH

Circa 1770, back detail
Armchair, Bannister Back

New England, Probably Portsmouth, NH

Circa 1770, armrest detail
Armchair, Bannister Back

New England, Probably Portsmouth, NH

Circa 1770, legs detail



Queen Anne Side Chairs, Set of Eight, Painted, Possibly Same Shop Lower Hudson River Valley, Long Island Sound N. Y, C 1800SOLD


Queen Anne Side Chairs, Set of Eight, Painted, Possibly Same Shop Lower Hudson River Valley, Long Island Sound New York, Circa 1800, group view

An assembled and fine group of closely related side-chairs featuring the same vocabulary of turning; possibly made in the same shop; all following a nearly identical shop tradition. There are matched pairs and singles within the group; surfaces appear to be original; red and brown. These present very well as a set and are in excellent functional and original condition. Great surfaces.
(Dimensions: 40.75" H, 17" seat H, 18.5" W, 16" D)

1004-5SOLD


Queen Anne Side Chairs, Set of Eight, Painted, Possibly Same Shop Lower Hudson River Valley, Long Island Sound New York, Circa 1800, angle view
Queen Anne Side Chairs, Set of Eight, Painted, Possibly Same Shop Lower Hudson River Valley, Long Island Sound New York, Circa 1800, entire view



Chair, Side Chair, Square Back, Tablet Crest, Inlayed with Festoons of Bellflower
New York, Circa 1790 to 1805


Chair, Side Chair, Square Back, Tablet Crest, Inlayed with Festoons of Bellflower

New York, Circa 1790 to 1805, angle view

The square crests inlayed with festoons of bellflowers and pendant flowers; the stiles and rails feature sting inlay; serpentine seats on bellflower and cuff-inlaid square-tapered front legs, plain raking rear legs. A set of six identical chairs (Cluett Collection) were exhibited at The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; December 20, 1936. The Cluett chairs are pictured and discussed in Colonial Furniture in America by Luke Vincent Lockwood, volume II, pp. 307-308. There is a professional repair to one of the legs; contact David Hillier for more information.
(Missing cuff inlay; easy restoration; H: 36.75", seat H: 19", W: 22", D: 18")

$1,950

605-80


Chair, Side Chair, Square Back, Tablet Crest, Inlayed with Festoons of Bellflower

New York, Circa 1790 to 1805, entire view
Chair, Side Chair, Square Back, Tablet Crest, Inlayed with Festoons of Bellflower

New York, Circa 1790 to 1805, back detail



Side Chair, Chippendale, Carved, Heart Pierced Splat
Likely Connecticut, Circa 1780
Cherry


Side Chair, Chippendale, Carved, Heart Pierced Splat

Likely Connecticut, Circa 1780

Cherry, angle view

The chair displays an extremely well developed splat and flamboyant crest rail with exaggerated ears and quarter fan; the owl splat variant with heart cutout at center is related to examples from both Connecticut and Rhode Island; however the maple slip seat frame is constructed of extremely thin stock; typically a Connecticut characteristic. The trapezoidal seat rails are molded; the corner molded legs joined by side, center and rear stretchers; small details such as chamfering to the backs of legs, the stile shaping (rear) and other nuances are finely executed. A lovely chair!
(Fine condition: H: 38.75": seat H: 18"; W: 19.5"; D: 16.25")

$1,575

274-168


Side Chair, Chippendale, Carved, Heart Pierced Splat

Likely Connecticut, Circa 1780

Cherry, entire view
Side Chair, Chippendale, Carved, Heart Pierced Splat

Likely Connecticut, Circa 1780

Cherry, back detail



Fan-Back Windsor Side Chair, Crest Rail with Peaked Tips
Rhode Island, Circa 1780


Antique Fan Back Windsor Side Chair, Circa 1780, angle view

See American Windsor Chairs by Nancy Goyne Evans, page 253, figure 6-22 for a closely related chair. (Repair to medial stretcher tenon, other imperfections commensurate with age and use; H: 38”, D: 16”, W: 19”)

$495

572-72


Antique Fan Back Windsor Side Chair, Circa 1780, entire view
Antique Fan Back Windsor Side Chair, Circa 1780, rail tips detail



Queen Anne Side Chair, Yoke Crest, Vasiform Splat, Block and Vase Turned Legs, Spanish Feet
North Shore of Massachusetts, 18th Century
A classic example


Antique Queen Anne Side Chair with Yoke Crest and Spanish Feet, 18th Century, angle view

(As expected, minor imperfections, old refinish; H: 41.75”, seat H: 19”, W: 18”, D: 15”)

$675

410-139


Antique Queen Anne Side Chair with Yoke Crest and Spanish Feet, 18th Century, entire view
Antique Queen Anne Side Chair with Yoke Crest and Spanish Feet, 18th Century, foot detail



Windsor Rocking Armchair, Step-Down Tablet, Rod Back, Old Red over Green Paint
New England, 1820ish


Antique Windsor Rocking Armchair, New England, 1820ish, angle view

(H: 33.75”, seat H: 14.25”, W: 20”, D: 27.5”)

$345

1138-8




Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes





Pair of Paint Decorated Windsor Tablet-Back Chairs,
Likely Baltimore Area, Circa 1825
The freehand decoration features village buildings and trees; decorative borders - SOLD


Pair of Paint Decorated Windsor Tablet-Back Chairs,

Likely Baltimore Area, Circa 1825, entire view

(Excellent original condition; height: 37”, seat height: 18”, seat measures 16 by 16.5”)

1221-7 - SOLD




Federal Eagle Carved Chairs, Classical, Cornucopia and Wheat Carving
New York, Circa 1825
Mahogany, ash and poplar
A matching set of six attributed to a contemporary of Duncan Phyfe - SOLD


Federal Eagle Carved Chairs, Classical, Cornucopia and Wheat Carving

New York, Circa 1825, entire view

Each with bow and wheat carved paneled top rail above eagle and cornucopia carved backrest; the back rest enclosed by reeded stiles continuing to conforming saber legs.
(Each chair’s corner blocks have been refreshed; dimensions: 32.5” H, 18” seat H, 17.75” W, 15.5” D.)

925-1 - SOLD




A Fine Fan back Windsor Side Chair in Outstanding Red Paint
Attributed to Charles Chase, Nantucket, Circa 1790 to 1800
Elegantly turned, wonderful shaped seat, and small projecting scrolls - SOLD


Antique Windsor Fan Back Side Chair in Outstanding Red Paint, Circa 1790 to 1800, angle view

A closely related example is published in “Harbor & Home, Furniture of Southeastern Massachusetts"; Jobe, Sullivan & O’Brien, pp. 89, 90; plate 22.1 For additional information see American Windsor Chairs by Nancy Goyne Evans, The Southern Coastal Area and the Islands, page 372; see figure 6-227; the author discusses Charles Chase on pp. 381 and 382.
(Excellent condition, old red over original paint; H: 37"; seat H: 18")

210-252 - SOLD




Chair, Bannister Back, Grain Painted Surface, Great Top Rail
New England, Mid 18th Century
Fabulous crest, robust block and turned legs; and stretcher, full height - SOLD


Chair, Bannister Back, Grain Painted Surface, Great Top Rail

New England, Mid 18th Century, entire view

(Very good condition; early 19th century faux grain paint over original red; H: 44", seat H: 17", W: 20", D: 14.25")

1096-12 - SOLD




Side Chairs, Rounded Tablet Top, Paint Decorated, Rush Seats, Set of Four
19th Century, Original Painted Surfaces, Colorful and Strong for Daily Use - SOLD


Side Chairs, Rounded Tablet Top, Paint Decorated, Rush Seats, Set of Four

19th Century, entire view

(Excellent original condition; H: 33.5"; seat H: 16.75"; W: 17"; D: 13.5")

1100-3 - SOLD




William and Mary Banister Back Armchair
Generous Proportions, Robust Turnings
New York or Connecticut
Circa 1740 to 1760
Maple - SOLD


William and Mary Banister Back Armchair

Generous Proportions, Robust Turnings

New York or Connecticut

Circa 1740 to 1760, entire view

The concave (yoke) crest over five molded-slats centered by turned posts; down-sloping arms with scrolled handholds; sausage turned stretchers. The chair lost height and was worthy of being expertly "ended-out" beneath the stretchers.
Dimensions: 49.5" H, 17" seat H, 23.75" W, 22.5" D.

107-117 - SOLD




Bow Back Windsor Armchair, Rare Curved Front Stretcher, Oval Medallions
Probably Boston, Possibly William Seaver and James Frost, Circa 1800
Bamboo turned spindles above shaped seat, similarly turned legs joined by curved stretcher featuring oval medallions - SOLD


Bow Back Windsor Armchair, Rare Curved Front Stretcher, Oval Medallions

Probably Boston, Possibly William Seaver and James Frost, Circa 1800, entire view

See American Windsor Chairs by Nancy Goyne Evans, page 358; also The Windsor Style in America, Volumes I and II by Charles Santore, pp. 130 and 131.
(Legs extended about 3"; repair to cracked spindle; old crack to bow where left proper arm attaches; old black paint; H: 39", seat H: 18.25", W: 18.25", D: 17.25")

216-500 - SOLD




Chair, Bannister Back Armchair, Double Tombstone Top Rail, 18th Century
New England - SOLD


Chair, Bannister Back Armchair, Double Tombstone Top Rail, 18th Century

New England, entire view

(Old black paint over earlier red paint; H: 50.75", seat H: 17", W: 26.25", D: 20.25")

572-52 - SOLD




Banister Back Armchair, Shaped Crest, Carved Arms, Crusty Painted Surface
New England, found in Connecticut
Circa 1730
William and Mary, generous proportion in old black over red paint, full height - SOLD


Banister Back Armchair, Shaped Crest, Carved Arms, Crusty Painted Surface

New England, found in Connecticut

Circa 1730, entire view

(Very good condition; H: 47.5"; seat H: 17"; W: 24"; D: 18.5")

1068-1 - SOLD




Windsor Fan Back, Carved Ears
New England
Circa 1780 to 1810
Mixed woods, seat was over upholstered and has a shrinkage fissure, else fine - SOLD


Windsor Fan Back, Carved Ears

New England

Circa 1780 to 1810, entire view

(H: 35.75", seat H: 15.75", W: 20", D: 15")

336-124 - SOLD




Windsor Sack Back Armchair in Old Black Paint
New England
Circa 1800 - SOLD


Windsor Sack Back Armchair in Old Black Paint

New England

Circa 1800, entire view

(H: 36", seat H: 17.5", W: 23.25", D: 15")

1046-1 - SOLD




Windsor Sack Back Armchair, Old Black over Green Paint
New England, probably Rhode Island
Circa 1780 - SOLD


Windsor Sack Back Armchair, Old Black over Green Paint

New England, probably Rhode Island

Circa 1780, entire view

A comfortable chair displaying a rare combination of turnings that ornament the chair; the arm supports boldly follow the pattern of medial-stretcher, and the arc-front seat with a slightly projecting center point is not a common feature.
REFFERENCE: American Windsor Chairs by Nancy Goyne Evans, fig. 6-49 and 6-56.
LITERATURE: Art & Industry in Early America – Rhode Island Furniture, 1650-1830 by Patricia Kane with Dennis Carr, Nancy Goyne Evans, Jennifer Johnson and Gary Sullivan, page 126, figure 9. (H: 39", seat H: 19", W: 25.25", D: 15.5")

1046-2 - SOLD




Windsor Armchair, Scrolled Handholds, Robust Baluster Turnings, Old Surface
Rhode Island
Circa 1780
A very good chair exhibiting classic elements favored by Rhode Island makers - SOLD


Windsor Armchair, Scrolled Handholds, Robust Baluster Turnings, Old Surface

Rhode Island

Circa 1780, entire view

(H: 38.75"; seat H: 18.5"; W: 23"; D: 15.5")

410-124 - SOLD




Chippendale Side Chair, Claw and Ball Foot, Carved, Walnut
18th Century
America - SOLD


Chippendale Side Chair, Claw and Ball Foot, Carved, Walnut

18th Century, entire view

An attractive chair with restoration and missing knee bracket
(H: 38.5"; seat H: 19"; W: 23.75"; D: 18.5")

168-12 - SOLD




Pair Queen Anne Side Chairs, Mahoganized Birch, Great Old Surface
Over Upholstered
Probably Newburyport, Essex County
Massachusetts
18th Century
This pair with carved ears remains in a high state of originality - SOLD


Pair Queen Anne Side Chairs, Mahoganized Birch, Great Old Surface

Over Upholstered

Probably Newburyport, Essex County

Massachusetts

18th Century, entire view

(H: 37"; seat H: 18"; W: 23"; D: 18")

168-13 - SOLD




Rocking Chair, Comb Back, Original Paint and Paint Decoration
New England
Circa 1825 - SOLD


Rocking Chair, Comb Back, Original Paint and Paint Decoration

New England

Circa 1825, entire view

A wonderful example remaining in excellent original condition including its painted surface. (Height: 38.25 inches; seat height: 15 inches; width: 19 inches; depth: 22.75 inches)

413-17 - SOLD




Pair of Carved Queen Anne Side Chairs, Shaped Seat Rail, Scratch Incised Legs
New England
18th Century
Maple - SOLD


Pair of Carved Queen Anne Side Chairs, Shaped Seat Rail, Scratch Incised Legs

New England 

18th Century, entire view

Carved and tapered yoke crest above vasiform splat above molded stay-rail; rear post/stiles are molded. The trapezoidal seats with corner-blocks are molded at outside edges; front rail features a wonderful profile. The whole above scratch-beaded cabriole legs resting on "horse bone" feet...the legs joined by robustly turned stretchers. The rush seats are old, one is functional, the other should be redone. The back post has been repaired two-thirds of the way up on one chair; corner blocks added to insider of seat rail, else fine. (H: 37"; seat H: 18"; W: 23"; D: 18")

168-14 - SOLD




Rocker, Shaker, Late Community Chair, Great Surface, Original Seat
New Lebanon, New York
Circa 1855
Possibly by George O'Donnell - SOLD


Rocker, Shaker, Late Community Chair, Great Surface, Original Seat

New Lebanon, New York

Circa 1855, entire view

(H: 34.75"; seat H: 14.5"; W: 21.5": D: 26")

1020-16 - SOLD




Fan Back Windsor Side Chair, Old Black Paint
Rhode Island
Circa 1795 - SOLD


Fan Back Windsor Side Chair, Old Black Paint

Rhode Island

Circa 1795, entire view

Original surface history, some thinning paint, tight condition.
(H: 36.75; seat H: 16.75"; W: 14"; D: 15")

939-1 - SOLD




Armchairs, Steel Windsors, Set of Four, Paint Decorated, Industrial, All Metal
By Simmons for Eastern Scientific (Medical Supply Company)
Providence, Rhode Island
Circa 1926 - SOLD


Armchairs, Steel Windsors, Set of Four, Paint Decorated, Industrial, All Metal

By Simmons for Eastern Scientific (Medical Supply Company)

Providence, Rhode Island

Circa 1926, entire view

Just for cool, all metal Windsor Bow back chairs, matched set of four in original paint; originally designed for the Central Library of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Fine original condition; some paint loss confined to seats. These were used in a Rhode Island doctor's office and have remained within the original owner's family. (H: 36"; seat H: 18": W: 23.5"; D: 17")

335-107 - SOLD




Pair of Queen Anne Side Chairs
Boston
Circa 1750 to 1760
Mahogany - SOLD


Pair of Queen Anne Side Chairs

Boston

Circa 1750 to 1760, entire view

The yoke top rail above vasiform splat received by a molded shoe centered by slightly spooned stiles, the backs of which are carved, above trapezoidal slip seats set within shaped seat rails raised on cabriole legs ending in pad feet; joined by block, baluster, and ring turned stretchers. The backs of the posts are molded above the blocked section receiving side rails; beneath which are raking rear legs having chamfered edges. Both chairs are in overall very good condition with only minor imperfections. Dimensions: 40" H, 19.5" seat H, 21" W, 17" D.

903-60 - SOLD




Banister Back Side Chair, Original Seat, Old Black Paint
New England, Probably New Hampshire
Early 18th Century - SOLD


Banister Back Side Chair, Original Seat, Old Black Paint

New England, Probably New Hampshire

Early 18th Century, entire view

This chair features a dry and ancient surface, and robust turnings.
In very good condition with minor height loss and a tight repair to lower section of one banister that can't be seen. (H: 46"; seat H: 16.75"; D: 14.25")

983-5 - SOLD




Chair, Side Chair, William and Mary, Banister Back, Carved, Prince of Wales
Eastern Massachusetts
Circa 1690 to 1725
Old black paint - SOLD


Chair, Side Chair, William and Mary, Banister Back, Carved, Prince of Wales

Eastern Massachusetts

Circa 1690 to 1725, entire view

The carved Prince of Wales crest and four shaped banisters above a rush seat, raised on frontal vase-turned and blocked legs ending in ball feet; joined by a turned box stretcher. Due to fragile construction this chair, like many, it has imperfections; back legs are extended, other repairs.
(Dimensions: 48" H, 17" seat H, 18" W, 14.25" D.)

294-23 - SOLD




Lolling Chair, Chippendale, Serpentine Arms and Crest, Great surface
Rhode Island or Massachusetts
Circa 1790 to 1800
Maple and cherry - SOLD


Lolling Chair, Chippendale, Serpentine Arms and Crest, Great surface

Rhode Island or Massachusetts

Circa 1790 to 1800, entire view

A comfortable chair having a rectangular canted back featuring an arched (serpentine) crest rail; the back joined to out-curve shaped arms with carved volute handholds resting on shaped and beaded serpentine supports. The trapezoidal upholstered seat raised on beaded straight legs, the inside edges chamfered, the rear legs backswept; all joined by recessed box stretcher. The front legs show an extremely fine scribe; it appears that less than two" were removed, possibly for castors which were removed and possibly the original pieces reunited early in the chairs life. The chair has an exceptional surface and patina. (Dimensions: 42" H, 15.5" seat H, 24" W, 22" D.)

410-97 - SOLD




Chair, Banister Back, Old Red Paint
Rhode Island
Circa 1780 - SOLD


Chair, Banister Back, Old Red Paint

Rhode Island

Circa 1780, entire view

A delightful arched and saddled crest with "ears" formed by the distinctive circular shape cutouts above turned and split banisters centered by rear-posts featuring congruent profile. The trapezoidal seat with front corner-blocks raised on turned legs, the front turned; the legs joined by stretchers, the front with robust turnings.
See American Furniture in Pendleton House by Christopher Monkhouse, RISDI, page 156; catalog number 96.
Dimensions: 40.5" H, 17" seat H, 19.5" W, 14.25" D.

336-54 - SOLD




Armchair, Bannister Back
New England
18th Century
Maple - SOLD


Armchair, Bannister Back

New England

18th Century, entire view

This example is of generous proportion and remains at about full height; the chair is structurally sound with no replacements; old surface. (Height: 44"; seat height: 17"; width: 23.5"; depth: 18.75")

274-121 - SOLD




Armchair, Yoke Back
Connecticut
18th Century - SOLD


Armchair, Yoke Back

Connecticut

18th Century, entire view

A robust chair of generous proportion, with decent color; turned stretchers under arms with carved and scrolled handholds; the trapezoidal seat above turned double stretchers. Minor imperfections, generally excellent. (Height: 45.5"; seat height: 16"; width: 26.75"; depth: 21")

274-103 - SOLD




Chair, Ladder Back, American
Old Green Paint
19th Century
Maple with original rush splint seat - SOLD


Chair, Ladder Back, American

Old Green Paint

19th Century, entire view

The tall rear posts with tall finials centering four shaped splats above a trapezoidal seat; the seat raised on turned legs joined by double stretchers then ending in tapered foot. (Height: 46.5"; seat height: 16.75"; width: 18.5"; depth: 14.25")

816-13 - SOLD




Armchair, Windsor, Bow-Back, Painted
Rhode Island or Connecticut
Circa 1780 - SOLD


Armchair, Windsor, Bow-Back, Painted

Rhode Island or Connecticut

Circa 1780, entire view

Retaining original surface history, great 19th century mustard yellow over original green paint in great patina. Unusual square corner seat with generous proportions and out- swept arms. (Dimensions: Height: 36.25"; seat height: 17"; width: 27"; depth: 15")

285-45 - SOLD




Windsor Arm Chair
Pennsylvania
Circa 1800 - SOLD


Windsor Arm Chair

Pennsylvania

Circa 1800, entire view

The bowed back centering nine tapering spindles, receives the down-swept arms with scrolled ends, raised on shaped stiles. The shield shaped seat above nicely turned legs, joined by robust "H" stretcher. Ancient black paint over original surface history.
Dimensions: 38.75" H, 20.5" W, 17.5" D.

431-42 - SOLD




Ladder-Back Rocking Chair
With hoopskirt arms
American
Circa 1780 to 1820 - SOLD


Ladder-Back Rocking Chair

With hoopskirt arms

American

Circa 1780 to 1820, angle view

A nice example of the sometimes called nursing or work chair.
Tall urn finials adorn the rear posts centering four shaped and molded spats; rear posts and front legs joined by nicely turned box stretcher then raised on original rockers. The short arms are notable as they flare outward ending with large round handholds with spur like returns; turned arm supports are attached to seat rail by iron straps and taper as they continue to side stretchers which they pierce. The chair is in very old, probably early Victorian black paint with gold trim over what appears to be an original red pigment; ancient ash-splint seat. There is the addition of an early iron support on the proper right arm where it pierces the post. The iron mending strap conforms to half the post with a long tang securing the arm. (Height: 43.25"; seat height: 14.5".)

594-14 - SOLD


Ladder-Back Rocking Chair

With hoopskirt arms

American

Circa 1780 to 1820, 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

The bow and arm rail above 13-tapered spindles and the pair of tapered back brace spindles; out-swept shaped handholds above robust baluster turned arm supports...the beautifully shaped saddle seat with incised gutter is sharply undercut and is raised on bold baluster, spool and ring turned legs joined by bulbously turned medial stretchers. The chair remains in great condition and is in a good old black painted surface. (Height: 37"; Seat Height: 17.75"; Width: 17"; Depth: 17.25".)

$2,500

271-22


Continuous-Arm Brace-Back Windsor Chair

New York

Circa 1790, entire view



Rhode Island Round-About Chair in Red Paint
Circa 1750


Rhode Island Round-About Chair in Red Paint

Circa 1750, angle view

Maple and ash. Measures 31" in height (with a seat height of 17"), 29.25" in width and 23.5" in depth.

$2,995

621-34


Rhode Island Round-About Chair in Red Paint

Circa 1750, entire view



Windsor Sack Back Armchair, Original Surface History
Rhode Island or Costal Connecticut, Circa 1780 to 1800


Windsor Sack Back Armchair, Original Surface History

Rhode Island or Costal Connecticut, Circa 1780 to 1800, angle view

A well-proportioned chair with nicely shaped handholds and swelled spindles above the shaped saddle seat raised on baluster and ring turned legs with tapered feet joined by “H” stretcher. The old black paint is over what appears to be original green paint; overall excellent condition. (H: 37.5”, seat H: 16.5”, W: 23.75”, D: 15”)

$2,175

140-14


Windsor Sack Back Armchair, Original Surface History

Rhode Island or Costal Connecticut, Circa 1780 to 1800, entire view



Roundabout Chair
New England, maple
Circa 1775 to 1800 - SOLD


Roundabout Chair

New England, maple

Circa 1775 to 1800, angle view

The carved pillow-crest on chamfered flat arms with out-swept handholds raised on baluster and ring turned posts joined by arched splats above the old rush seat with chamfered corner-block above the front leg with conforming turnings; the rear and side posts with tapered foot joined by double box stretcher.
Dimensions: 31" high, 17.75" seat height.

594-15 - SOLD




Signed Windsor Continuous Armchair
David Coutoung
New York State - SOLD


Signed Windsor Continuous Armchair

David Coutoung

New York State, angle view

A terrific 9-spindle example with rarely encountered maker's brand remaining in fine condition. Nancy Goyne Evans publishes a nearly identical example in American Windsor Chairs.

271-8 - SOLD




New England Slat-Back Armchair...in old surface
Mixed Woods
Second half-18th century - SOLD


New England Slat-Back Armchair...in old surface

Mixed Woods

Second half-18th century, angle view

A nice chair of generous proportion having four arched slats with flanking knopped sausage turned stiles terminated by bold tall compressed ball and reel finials above molded down-scrolled arms with center ridge raised on baluster turned supports over an ancient splint seat on sausage and knopped front legs; cylindrical turned rear legs joined by a double box stretcher with frontal turnings. The surface retains ancient faux graining that may be original; ash splint seat with losses may be original; height loss-note bottom stretcher height. (Overall height: 45"; seat height: 15"; seat measures 22.5" across the front and 17" deep.)

223-14 - SOLD




Pair of Windsor Side-Chairs
Bow-Back Brace-Backs
Rhode Island
Circa 1790-1800 - SOLD


Pair of Windsor Side-Chairs

Bow-Back Brace-Backs

Rhode Island

Circa 1790-1800, pair view

The double-incised bow centered by seven-spindles and the bracing rods above the beautifully shaped saddle seat raised on outstanding turned legs joined by the ambitiously turned "H" stretcher. The chairs are in an ancient brown resin stain; lovely dry patina. (Height: 37.25"; seat height: 17.5"; width: 16"; depth: 18.5".)

568-1 - SOLD




ARM CHAIR OF GENEROUS PROPORTION
One of the largest and most robust of this type
Bold Turnings
New York or New Jersey, Probably Lower Hudson Valley
Circa 1730-1750 - SOLD


ARM CHAIR OF GENEROUS PROPORTION

One of the largest and most robust of this type

Bold Turnings

New York or New Jersey, Probably Lower Hudson Valley

Circa 1730-1750, angle view

This outstanding arm chair of oversize proportion features a yoke-crest rail above turned and tapered rear posts centering a solid vasiform splat. The concave arms with down turned scrolled handholds rest on beautiful ambitiously turned front posts. The rear posts taper forming the conical feet and are joined to the beautifully turned and tapered front legs by box stretchers...the front stretcher being boldly turned. Please notice the out swept feet retain intact under pads. This rarely encountered example remains in excellent condition...a minor tight grain fissure on right side of splat had been repaired with all else fine. The surface appears to be 19th century black paint over original black paint. Dimensions: height: 46.5"; width measured across arms is 25.5"; depth of seat; 18".

274-83 - SOLD



If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

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