THE DUBLOIS-WESSON FAMILY VERY FINE AND RARE PAIR OF QUEEN ANNE SHELL-CARVED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT SIDE CHAIRS, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1750
one marked II with matching slipseat, the other marked VI with slipseat I.
Height 38 1/2 in.
Descended in the Dublois and Wesson Families, Boston, Massachusetts;
Estate of James A. Wesson;
Sotheby's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, and Folk Paintings, October 25, 1992, sale 6350, lot 319;
Alan Miller, Quakertown, Pennsylvania;
Christie's, New York, Property from the Collection of George and Lesley Schoedinger, January 18, 2008, sale 2109, lot 488;
C.L. Prickett, Yardley, Pennsylvania
St. Louis, Missouri, Saint Louis Art Museum, Useful Beauty: Early American Decorative Arts from St. Louis Collections, June 19-August 15, 1999.
David H. Conradsen, Useful Beauty: Early American Decorative Arts from St. Louis Collections (St. Louis, 1999), p. 22, fig. 4;
C.L. Prickett Advertisement, Antiques & Fine Art, Autumn/Winter 2009, vol. IX, issue 6, p. 1.