VERY RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED WALNUT ROUNDABOUT ARMCHAIR, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ELLIOTT, SR. (1713-1793), PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1755
VERY RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED WALNUT ROUNDABOUT ARMCHAIR, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ELLIOTT, SR. (1713-1793), PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1755
VERY RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED WALNUT ROUNDABOUT ARMCHAIR, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ELLIOTT, SR. (1713-1793), PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1755
VERY RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED WALNUT ROUNDABOUT ARMCHAIR, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ELLIOTT, SR. (1713-1793), PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1755
VERY RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED WALNUT ROUNDABOUT ARMCHAIR, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ELLIOTT, SR. (1713-1793), PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1755
VERY RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED WALNUT ROUNDABOUT ARMCHAIR, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ELLIOTT, SR. (1713-1793), PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1755
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VERY RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED WALNUT ROUNDABOUT ARMCHAIR, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ELLIOTT, SR. (1713-1793), PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1755

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

Property of Various Owners

VERY RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED WALNUT ROUNDABOUT ARMCHAIR, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ELLIOTT, SR. (1713-1793), PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1755

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

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Description

VERY RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED WALNUT ROUNDABOUT ARMCHAIR, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ELLIOTT, SR. (1713-1793), PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1755


retains a dark early historic surface, lacking slip seat.

Height 32 ¾ in.

Condition Report

several feet lacking sides.


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.

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Catalogue Note

This rare roundabout armchair can be attributed to John Elliott, Sr. (1713-1793) based on a chair illustrated in William MacPherson Hornor, Jr., Blue Book: Philadelphia Furniture, (Washington, DC: Highland House Pub., 1977), pl. 68 that was originally made for Charles Norris for £8-2-0. Another related side chair is illustrated by Hornor, pl. 26 that descended in the Elliott family, and a pair of related side chairs were sold at Sotheby's New York, Property from the Collection of Irvin & Anita Schorsch: Hidden Glen Farms, January 20-22, 2016, sale 9466, lot 259. An open armchair possibly from the same set was sold at Sotheby's New York, Important Americana, January 17-20, 2019, sale 10005, lot 1608.

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