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Sat, Jan 16, 2016 09:00AM EST - Sun, Jan 17, 2016 09:00AM EST
Lot 578

Important Pennsylvania painted settee, ca. 1840, attributed to Mifflintown Chair Works

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000

Important Pennsylvania painted settee, ca. 1840, attributed to Mifflintown Chair Works, Juniata County, the crest with a dramatic landscape decoration, with rolling hills and trees and a series of ten building spires, with bannerette weathervanes, 35 1/2'' h., 78'' w. Illustrated in Zilla Lea The Ornamented Chair, fig. 5. A settee from the same shop was sold at Pook & Pook Inc., The Pioneer Collection of Dr. Shelley, April 20, 2007, lot 301.

Condition

Overall good with minor wear. Losses to two splats.