382: Rare Phil. Chippendale Carved Mahogany Side Chair
Very fine and rare Philadelphia Chippendale carved mahogany side chair, apparently from the so-called General "Anthony Wayne" group of chairs, with serpentine volute carved cupid's bow crest centering a carved cabachon and leafage with swept back ears, centering a pierced and carved splat of so called "jack-o-lantern" design, having fluted stiles and a slip seat set on a shell carved front apron and shell carved cabriole front legs ending in claw and ball feet with through-tenoned side rails and turned stump back legs. Attributed to William Wayne, Philadelphia, circa 1755-75. Literature: Please see the Blue Book of Philadelphia Furniture by William MacPherson Hornor, Jr., Philadelphia, 1935, plate 334, for an illustrated chair similar to this lot. 40 1/2" high, 23 3/4" wide, 21 1/2" deep, seat height 17 1/4". Provenance: Property of a Houston, Texas lady. Old, cleaned, possibly original finish, old breaks in post at top of left leg, some repinning, original glue blocks, original seat frame, front of seat rail numbered "IIII".
23% up to 200,000
20% above 200,001
|Estimate||$20,000 – $25,000|