Lot 1684
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A WILLIAM AND MARY WALNUT SIDE CHAIR

LATE 17TH CENTURY
Price Realised: USD 4750.00
Estimate : USD 200 - 300
Description

The molded tall curved back enclosing twin caned panels, the pagoda-form cresting centered by a floral spray, the upholstered seat raised on bobbin-turned legs ending in 'Braganza' feet, united by similar bobbin-turned stretchers, with inventory label inscribed DR 53.1881
42 3/4 in. (108.5 cm) high, 18 1/4 in. (46.5 cm.) wide, 18 1/2 in.(47 cm.) deep

Provenance

Estate of Lucy Truman Aldrich, Providence, Rhode Island.
Acquired in 1955.

Lot Notes

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The condition of lots can vary widely and the nature of the lots sold means that they are unlikely to be in a perfect condition. Lots are sold in the condition they are in at the time of sale.

Overall fair condition, old wood worm damage throughout, back is slightly loose, areas of infilling to worm holes, small losses because of worm, mainly to stretchers, very nicely carved and with with nice color and surface, old nicks, scratches and wear consistent with age and use, later corner brackets, caning later and stable. Repair to the baluster of the front left leg.

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