AN EXCEPTIONAL PILGRIM CENTURY JOINED AND TURNED MAPLE 'CROMWELLIAN' SIDE CHAIR, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1700
retains its original finish; upholstered with reindeer hides from the 1786 shipwreck of the Die Frau Metta Catherina, St. Petersburg, Russia, circa 1786.
Height 34 3/4 in.; 88.3 cm.
Estate of Charles P. Fisher;
Skinner's, Boston, Massachusetts, American Furniture & Decorative Arts, October 27, 2013, sale 2680B, lot 42;
Clark Pearce, Essex, Massachusetts, October 2013;
Vogel Collection no. 827.
Robert F. Trent and Mark J. Anderson, “The Boston Cromwellian Chair and its Competitors, 1660-1705,” American Furniture 2018, ed. Luke Beckerdite, (Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 2018), p. 112-3, fig. 13.