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FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY LOLLING CHAIR WITH BLOCKED FEET, Goddard-Townsend School, Newport, Rhode Island, Circa 1770
Estimate
80,000160,000
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FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY LOLLING CHAIR WITH BLOCKED FEET, Goddard-Townsend School, Newport, Rhode Island, Circa 1770
Estimate
80,000160,000
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FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY LOLLING CHAIR WITH BLOCKED FEET, Goddard-Townsend School, Newport, Rhode Island, Circa 1770

Bears a pencil inscription on the seat rail REV. SPENCER; appears to retain its original cast brass casters.


Height 42 1/4 in.
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Provenance

John S. Walton, New York;
Elizabeth Sapadin, New Jersey;
John S. Walton, Jewett City, Connecticut;
Gloria and Richard Manney, New York;
Sotheby's, New York, Fine Americana, June 24, 1993, sale 6444, lot 486.

Literature

John Walton, Inc. advertisement, Magazine Antiques, September 1980, 320;
Elizabeth Sapadin and Shiela Saul, "Living with Antiques, a Home in southern New Jersey," Magazine Antiques, January 1984, 292.

Catalogue Note

John S. Walton, Jewett City, Connecticut The Magazine Antiques, 1957;
Charles Hummel, The Magazine Antiques, December 1970, pp. 907-909;
Joseph Ott, The Magazine Antiques, May 1975, p. 950;
Morrison H. Hecksher, American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art:  Late Colonial Period, the Queene Anne and Chippendale Styles, Random House, 1986, items 68 and 69, pp. 117-119
David Barquist, Treasures of State:  Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U.S. Department of State, Abrams, New York, 1991, pp. 138-141
Helen Comstock, The Magazine Antiques, p. 56

Important Americana: Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Porcelain, Prints and Carpets

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