733
733

PROPERTY FROM THE DUDLEY & CONSTANCE GODFREY FOUNDATION

Rare Pilgrim Century Turned Maple and Ash Slat-Back Armchair, New York, Circa 1710
Estimate
1,2001,500
LOT SOLD. 5,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
733

PROPERTY FROM THE DUDLEY & CONSTANCE GODFREY FOUNDATION

Rare Pilgrim Century Turned Maple and Ash Slat-Back Armchair, New York, Circa 1710
Estimate
1,2001,500
LOT SOLD. 5,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Americana

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New York

Rare Pilgrim Century Turned Maple and Ash Slat-Back Armchair, New York, Circa 1710
bottom four inches of feet replaced. Lacking loose wooden rings on underarms.
Height 48 5/8 in.
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Provenance

Timothy and Pamela Hill American Antiques, Birmingham, Michigan.

Catalogue Note

This chair is part of a small group of seventeenth and early eighteenth century chairs made in and around New York city. These chairs are noteworthy for the presence of intricately turned underarm turnings that originally would have had two loose rings of wood made from the original stock placed fore and aft in the thinner sections on the underarm.  Due to the fragility of these rings, of the approximately twenty five chairs that survive, only one at the Art Institute of Chicago has its original rings (see Judith A. Barte, American Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: From Colonial Times to World War I, (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1998).

Important Americana

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New York