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Fine Queen Anne Carved and Figured Walnut Rounded-Stile Compass-Seat Side Chair, possibly by the Henry Clifton (c. 1725-1771) and Thomas Carteret shop, Philadelphia, circa 1750

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 25,000 USD

Property from a Private Collection, Pennsylvania

Fine Queen Anne Carved and Figured Walnut Rounded-Stile Compass-Seat Side Chair, possibly by the Henry Clifton (c. 1725-1771) and Thomas Carteret shop, Philadelphia, circa 1750

Fine Queen Anne Carved and Figured Walnut Rounded-Stile Compass-Seat Side Chair, possibly by the Henry Clifton (c. 1725-1771) and Thomas Carteret shop, Philadelphia, circa 1750

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 25,000 USD

Lot sold:

17,640

USD

Property from a Private Collection, Pennsylvania

Fine Queen Anne Carved and Figured Walnut Rounded-Stile Compass-Seat Side Chair

possibly by the Henry Clifton (c. 1725-1771) and Thomas Carteret shop

Philadelphia

circa 1750


chair marked XIII and original slip seat frame marked IIIV

Height 42 3/8 in.

two later triangular corner glue block to back of chair seat and side rails. Four inches of the proper right back side of crest rail and four inches of upper portion of the back of proper right stile is patched. This is likely an expert repair for when the chair fell backwards and the crest and stile were damaged. A thin crack 3 1/2 in crack along front face of proper right rear leg is filed with a piece of wood (like inlay). proper right-side knee return possible an early replacement. front applied seat lip probably replaced. all knee returns re-secured with wire finish nails. refinished.


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Israel Sack Inc., New York;
Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Stanley Paul Sax, January 16, 17, 1998, Sale 7087, lot 523;
C.L. Prickett, Yardley, Pennsylvania.
American Antiques from the Israel Sack Collection, Vol. 7, (Washington, DC: Highland House Publishers Inc., 1979), p. 1716, no. P4878.