SOLD! for $8,960.00.
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- High Estimate: $2,400.00
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Six (6) American 18th Century Mahogany Chippendale Chairs, attributed to Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Each with yoke shaped crest over vasiform splat with central pierced trefoil ornament and tapered, slightly flaring stiles ending in chamfered, raking rear feet; slip in seat with rust colored upholstery; arched serpentine seat rail. Cabriole legs with bracket returns joined by vase, ring and block turned stretchers and ending in pad feet. Each chair is numbered by notches on the interior front seat rail. 38" H x 19 1/2" W x 20" D. Circa 1750. Provenance: Private Nashville, TN collection, by descent from Dr. Benjamin Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: All pieces with minor wear, abrasions, insignificant losses and scratches. Upholstery is not original. Four of the six seats are replacements. All six chairs with shrinkage cracks to splats. Chair 1: Small repair at lower stile. Chair 2: 1 repaired break to splat. Chair 3: Repair to one front leg. Chair 4: Repair to one end of crest rail at stile joint. Possible pest damage to interior of front seat rail. Repair to rear stile at seat joint. Chair 5: 2-inch area of scratches/scraping to finish on one stile. Repair to splat at shoe. Repair to one rear leg near seat joint. Chair 6: Minor repairs at rear seat area at leg and shoe. Loss to one lower return on splat.