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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, PENNSYLVANIA

THE MCMURTIRE FAMILY VERY FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIR, CARVING ATTRIBUTED TO 'NICHOLAS BERNARD', PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1755
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 52,500 USD
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1605

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, PENNSYLVANIA

THE MCMURTIRE FAMILY VERY FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIR, CARVING ATTRIBUTED TO 'NICHOLAS BERNARD', PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1755
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 52,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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THE MCMURTIRE FAMILY VERY FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIR, CARVING ATTRIBUTED TO 'NICHOLAS BERNARD', PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1755
the seat rail marked VI with slip seat III, appears to retain a dark rich historic surface.
Height 40 1/2 in.
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Provenance

The McMurtie Family;
Miss Eleanor Cuyler Patterson;
Richard H. Dietrich;
C.L. Prickett Antiques, Yardley, Pennsylvania.

Literature

William Macpherson Hornor, Jr., Blue Book, Philadelphia Furniture, (Philadelphia: Hornor, 1935), p. 153, pl. 232;
C.L. Prickett, advertisement, Magazine Antiques, vol. 135, no. 4, April 1989, p. 793.

Catalogue Note

Another chair from the same set is in the Mabel Brady Garvan Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (see Patricia E. Kane, 300 Years of American Seating Furniture, (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), p. 135, no. 114).

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