Lot 763
  • 763

The Delhonde-Holmes-Ropes Family Queen Anne Black-Painted Maple Leather-Upholstered Armchair, Boston, Massachusetts, Circa 1735

Estimate
5,000 - 8,000 USD
Sold
8,125 USD
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Description

19th century label on seat rail reading This chair, long known in our family as The Huguenot Chair, was owned by my Grandmother, Sarah Holmes, to whom it is believed to have come from her Grandfather, Dr. Delhonde, who came to this country from France in 1685 on the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. I remember it as in a dilapidated condition in our garret. Jn. Ropes. Salem Ap. 8, 1890. Handed down to Mary (Delhonde) Ropes Trumbu [...]
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