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PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE FLORIDA COLLECTOR

THE DUBLOIS-WESSON FAMILY VERY FINE AND RARE PAIR OF QUEEN ANNE SHELL-CARVED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT SIDE CHAIRS, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1750
Estimate
25,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
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1426

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE FLORIDA COLLECTOR

THE DUBLOIS-WESSON FAMILY VERY FINE AND RARE PAIR OF QUEEN ANNE SHELL-CARVED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT SIDE CHAIRS, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1750
Estimate
25,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Americana

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New York

THE DUBLOIS-WESSON FAMILY VERY FINE AND RARE PAIR OF QUEEN ANNE SHELL-CARVED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT SIDE CHAIRS, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1750
one marked II with matching slipseat, the other marked VI with slipseat I.
Height 38 1/2 in.
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Provenance

Descended in the Dublois and Wesson Families, Boston, Massachusetts;
Estate of James A. Wesson;
Sotheby's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, and Folk Paintings, October 25, 1992, sale 6350, lot 319;
Alan Miller, Quakertown, Pennsylvania;
Christie's, New York, Property from the Collection of George and Lesley Schoedinger, January 18, 2008, sale 2109, lot 488; 
C.L. Prickett, Yardley, Pennsylvania

Exhibited

St. Louis, Missouri, Saint Louis Art Museum, Useful Beauty: Early American Decorative Arts from St. Louis Collections, June 19-August 15, 1999.

Literature

David H. Conradsen, Useful Beauty: Early American Decorative Arts from St. Louis Collections (St. Louis, 1999), p. 22, fig. 4;
C.L. Prickett Advertisement, Antiques & Fine Art, Autumn/Winter 2009, vol. IX, issue 6, p. 1.

Important Americana

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New York