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Turned Great Chair, Mushroom Cap Handholds, Four Arched Slats, Robust Turnings
Likely Coastal Connecticut, Possibly Guilford or Wallingford, Circa 1750
The sequence and vocabulary of turnings and other nuances executed by a master - SOLD


Antique Turned Great Chair with Mushroom Cap Handholds, Circa 1750, angle view

The rear posts displaying a dense sequence of turnings are surmounted by fabulous tall finials and flank four arched slats; downsloping and turned armrests join elegant Vasiform on compressed ball front posts featuring mushroom cap handholds. The posts are tapered at feet and join the trapezoidal rush seat above double box stretchers…the front stretchers sausage turned. (Old black paint, overall excellent condition; H: 48"; W: 25")

SOLD

570-556




Period William and Mary Banister Back
Armchair with Carved Prince of Wales Crest
Massachusetts, Circa 1730
Maple and Ash - SOLD


Antique William and Mary Banister Back Armchair, Price of Wales Crest, Circa 1730, angle view


Carved maple and ash, old black paint A banister-back armchair, probably Boston or vicinity
displaying carved and pierced crest featuring C-scrolls and leafage; the crest above block
and turned posts centering five turned and split banisters; scrolled arms above trapezoidal
seat…the arms on turned supports continuing to block and turned legs [square raked rear legs].
The legs are joined by bulbous turned stretchers, the front being massive.
(Extremely minor imperfections; H: 47.5”, width 24 18”, seat H: 16.5”)

SOLD

271-54




Antique Windsor Continuous Armchair, Old Green paint
New England, likely Rhode Island, circa 1780-1800 - SOLD


Antique Windsor Continuous Armchair, Old Green paint
New England, likely Rhode Island, circa 1780-1800, entire view 1

The double-incised bow and tapering spindles above saddle seat with incised gutter
raised on ring and baluster turned legs [piercing seat] joined by “H” stretcher; the arms
featuring out swept handholds on similarly turned posts. Original surface history;
vintage green paint over multiple layers of paint.

SOLD

431-116




Ladder Back Armchair, Old Surface
Eighteenth Century
New England
Mixed woods - SOLD


Ladder Back Armchair, Old Surface
Eighteenth Century
New England, entire view

The four arched slats centered by turned rear posts with tall exuberant finials; unusual turned arms with turned handholds rest on baluster-turned front posts.
The front posts and rear legs joined by trapezoidal seat and double box stretcher; front stretchers are turned. Very good condition, decent color; some height loss. (8.25" H, 15.5" seat H, 24.5" W, 18.5" D.)

424-96 - 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




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




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




New England Banister Back Armchair, William & Mary, Great Green Paint
Likely Connecticut River Valley
Date/Period: 1760-1780 - SOLD


New England Banister Back Armchair, William & Mary, Great Green Paint Likely Connecticut River Valley, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 45.75"; seat height: 16.5"; width: 23.75"; depth: 19.5

Material: Appears to be maple and ash

Condition: Very good, brass castor cups that were apparently installed in the 19th
century remain sans wheels.

Additional Information: The turned rear posts retaining original finials centering four
turned and split banisters joined by shaped top and bottom rails. The arms with scrolled
handholds above front posts; the legs joined by robust front stretcher and turned side
stretchers.

SOLD

1256-92




William and Mary Banister Back Armchair in Old Black Paint
Probably Piscataqua River Valley, New Hampshire, Circa 1760
A commodious, elegant and clean example - SOLD


Antique William and Mary Banister Back Armchair in Old Black Paint, Circa 1760, angle view

Please call for additional information, and/or enthusiastic discussion.
H: 45"; W: 20.5"; D: 19"

SOLD

1164-3




Queen Anne Splat Back Armchair in Red Paint, Probably Connecticut River Valley
Date/Period: 1785-1820 - SOLD


Queen Anne Splat Back Armchair in Red Paint, Probably Connecticut River Valley, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 45"; seat height: 15.5"; width: 24.5"; depth: 16.5"

Material: Maple, rush seat

Condition: Excellent

Additional Information: A generously proportioned comfortable rural chair displaying a
terrific surface quality.

SOLD

879-140




Heart and Crown Crest Banister Back Armchair
Date/Period: Circa 1750 - SOLD


Heart and Crown Crest Banister Back Armchair, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 46.75"; seat height: 118"; width: 25.5"; depth: 21.25"

Material: Maple and ash, very old black paint

Condition: Legs expertly ended-out, one scroll and one lobe of crest tulip glued, any
other imperfections are minor and commensurate with age and use. Chair is perfect for
everyday use.

Additional Information: A Connecticut heart-and-crown banister-back armchair, likely
the Durand Shop, Milford, circa 1750. The shaped crest rail with a heart cutout above
four molded banister splats flanked by turned stiles featuring ball-and-urn finials; arms
with shaped handgrips above turned stretchers; woven trapezoidal rush seat set on
turned legs.

SOLD

1310-90




Windsor Fan back Side Chair, Wonderful Saddle Seat and Proportions
Likely Northern New Hampshire or Vermont, circa 1790 to 1800
A very handsome example in old paint - SOLD


Antique Windsor Fan Back Side Chair, Likely Northern New Hampshire, Circa 1790, angle view

(Excellent condition; H: 36.5”, seat H: 17”)

1187-5 - SOLD




Rocking Chair, Hoop Skirt, Original Paint
New York
Circa 1780 to 1830 - SOLD


Rocking Chair, Hoop Skirt, Original Paint
New York
Circa 1780 to 1830, entire view

Four arched splats centered by robust sausage, ring, and compressed ball turned posts; the tall finals are original. The out-swept arms with carved scrolled handholds rest on turned support that pierces seat rail, tapers and is let-into barrel turning of upper-side-stretcher. The trapezoidal seat retains original splint and is raised on turned legs joined by stretcher system.
This example, always a rocker, remains in a high state of originality including rockers; one arm-support is an early working period carved "make-do".
(Height: 41.5"; seat height: 14.5"; width: 24.5"; depth: 25.5".)

940-1 - SOLD




Ladder-Back Armchair...in great red paint
New England
Circa 1730-1780
Maple and ash - SOLD


Ladder-Back Armchair...in great red paint
New England
Circa 1730-1780, entire view

As depicted, four shaped splats centered by turned and incised rear posts retaining original finials. The front posts with large handholds, and rear posts are similarly turned and incised and are joined by robust arms and double stretcher arrangement. The trapezoidal seat is woven ash-splint and may be original. Lovely crusty 19th century red paint over darker paint; great surface and patina.
The rear legs are ended-out with 3.75" being pieces; front legs are ended-out with 2.5" being pieced.
Height: 44"; seat height: 17"; width: 23.5"; depth: 15.5".

629-4 - SOLD





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