735
735

PROPERTY FROM THE DUDLEY & CONSTANCE GODFREY FOUNDATION

The Depeyster-Bancker Family Very Rare Pilgrim Century Turned Cherrywood Spindle-Back Side Chair, New York, Circa 1680
Estimate
5,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
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735

PROPERTY FROM THE DUDLEY & CONSTANCE GODFREY FOUNDATION

The Depeyster-Bancker Family Very Rare Pilgrim Century Turned Cherrywood Spindle-Back Side Chair, New York, Circa 1680
Estimate
5,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Americana

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New York

The Depeyster-Bancker Family Very Rare Pilgrim Century Turned Cherrywood Spindle-Back Side Chair, New York, Circa 1680

Provenance

Abraham DePeyster (1658-1728), New York;
By descent in the DePeyster Family, New York;
By marriage to the Bancker Family, New York;
By descent in the Depeyster and Bancker Families;
Mrs. William Longstreth Dodge (Violetta Brown) (1930-2010), Newtown Square, Pennsylvania;
Sotheby's New York, Important Americana, June 24, 1994, sale 6589, lot 432;
Alan Miller, Quakertown, Pennsylvania.

Literature

Erik Kyle Gronning, "Early New York Turned Chairs: A Stoelendraaier's Conceit," American Furniture 2001, ed. Luke Beckerdite, (Milwaukee, Chipstone Foundation, 2001), p. 102, fig. 19.

Catalogue Note

This chair is part of a small group of seating furniture made in New York City solely in the Dutch taste.  It is one of only two surviving examples that have provenance dating back to the late seventeenth-century.  For additional information about this chair and the group see Erik Kyle Gronning, "Early New York Turned Chairs: A Stoelendraaier's Conceit," American Furniture 2001, ed. Luke Beckerdite, (Milwaukee, Chipstone Foundation, 2001), pp. 88-119.

Important Americana

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New York