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Lot 470

Philadelphia fanback Windsor armchair, ca. 1790, the crest with an incised eyelike device

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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Philadelphia fanback Windsor armchair, ca. 1790, the crest with an incised eyelike device and scrolled ears, above spindles with a series of carved X's, flanked by knuckled arms and an oval seat, supported by splayed legs, retaining an old Spanish brown surface over the original green. For a nearly identical example, see Santore The Windsor Style in America, figure 81. Provenance: Northeast Auctions.

Condition

Overall very good. Butterfly added to underside of seat.