Freeman's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 13, 2011, Sale 1398, Lot 190.
The mate to this chair is in the collection of the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U.S. Department of State (see Clement Conger, Treasures of State: Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U. S. Department of State (New York: H.N. Abrams, 1991), p. 105, fig.24.
Wear commensurate with age and use.
Secondary wood: white pine In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.