VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED WOOD SCULPTURE OF A GENTLEMAN SEATED IN A GOTHIC ARMCHAIR, 1890
VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED WOOD SCULPTURE OF A GENTLEMAN SEATED IN A GOTHIC ARMCHAIR, 1890
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VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED WOOD SCULPTURE OF A GENTLEMAN SEATED IN A GOTHIC ARMCHAIR, 1890

Estimate: 5,000 - 10,000 USD

VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED WOOD SCULPTURE OF A GENTLEMAN SEATED IN A GOTHIC ARMCHAIR, 1890

Estimate: 5,000 - 10,000 USD

Lot Sold:4,750USD

Lot Details

Description

VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED WOOD SCULPTURE OF A GENTLEMAN SEATED IN A GOTHIC ARMCHAIR, 1890


retains an early, probably original varnished surface, signed with carved initials BAREP and dated 1890 on the underside of the seat. Two chair legs with restoration.


Height 8 ¾ in. by Width 3 ½ in. by Depth 4 ¾ in.

Condition Report

In fine condition with aged varnished surface with worn areas commensurate with handling. Two minuscule chips to seat crest proper left side. Signed with carved initials and dated "BAB/ EP 1894" on the underside of the seat. Two chair legs with restoration and an old break of proper left foot of figure.


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Saleroom Notice

Proper left front leg and proper right rear leg of chair replaced.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Giampietro American Folk Art, New Haven.

Sculptural Fantasy: The Important American Folk Art Collection of Stephen and Petra Levin
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