749
749

PROPERTY FROM THE DUDLEY & CONSTANCE GODFREY FOUNDATION

Very Rare William and Mary Turned Maple Bannister-Back Side Chair, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Circa 1735
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 5,625 USD
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749

PROPERTY FROM THE DUDLEY & CONSTANCE GODFREY FOUNDATION

Very Rare William and Mary Turned Maple Bannister-Back Side Chair, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Circa 1735
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 5,625 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Very Rare William and Mary Turned Maple Bannister-Back Side Chair, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Circa 1735

Catalogue Note

This chair's finials, stretchers and stile turnings relate it to a group of chairs identified as having been made in Portsmouth, New Hampshire between 1730 and 1760.  For additional information regarding this group of Portsmouth seating furniture see Robert F. Trent, Erik Gronning and Alan Andersen, "The Gaines Attributions and Baroque Seating in Northeastern New England, American Furniture 2010, ed. Luke Beckerdite, (Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 2010), pp. 157-60, figs 34-38. The mate to this chair is illustrated in Wallace Nutting's Furniture Treasury, (New York: MacMillan, 1928), no. 1942.

Important Americana

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New York