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PROPERTY FROM THE DUDLEY & CONSTANCE GODFREY FOUNDATION

Very Fine and Rare Queen Anne Carved Walnut Compass-Seat Side Chair, Boston, Massachusetts, Circa 1745
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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767

PROPERTY FROM THE DUDLEY & CONSTANCE GODFREY FOUNDATION

Very Fine and Rare Queen Anne Carved Walnut Compass-Seat Side Chair, Boston, Massachusetts, Circa 1745
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Very Fine and Rare Queen Anne Carved Walnut Compass-Seat Side Chair, Boston, Massachusetts, Circa 1745
retains a rich historic possibly original surface; the seat rail and slip seat marked VII. 
Height 40 3/4 in.
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Literature

Joan Barzilay Freund and Leigh Keno, "The Making and Marketing of Boston Seating Furniture in the Late Baroque Style," American Furniture 1998, ed. Luke Beckerdite, (Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 1998), p. 27, fig. 44.

Catalogue Note

For related chairs see John Walton advertisement, The Magazine Antiques, February 1961, p. 133, Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House loan exhibition of Rhode Island furniture, including some notable portraits, Chinese export porcelain & other items (Providence, RI: Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), p. 6, fig 6, John T. Kirk, American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale, (New York: Knopf, 1972), fig. 158 and Sotheby’s, New York, Important Americana: Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Porcelain, Prints and Carpets, January 21, 2012, sale 8823, lot 229.

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