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The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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A VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY BLACK PAINTED TURNED AND JOINED MAPLE CANED SIDE CHAIR, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1725

Provenance

Joe Kindig, Jr. & Son, York, Pennsylvania, 1982;
Vogel Collection no. 383.

Bibliographie

Brock Jobe and Myrna Kaye, New England Furniture: The Colonial Era: Selections from the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1984), p. 339, no. 91.

Description

This is a very rare example of a caned chair with square cabriole legs.  The closest related chair is an example advertised by John Gordon, Magazine Antiques, vol. 110, no. 6, December 1976, p. 1229. Glenn Adamson in his article “The Politics of the Caned Chair,” American Furniture 2002, ed. Luke Beckerdite, (Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 2002), pp. 174-206 illustrates several other tangential related chairs.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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New York