• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 221

    A CLASSICAL GREEN-PAINTED AND STENCIL-DECORATED CANE-SEAT SETTEE

    ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN AND HUGH FINLAY OR ONE OF THEIR CONTEMPORARIES, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CLASSICAL GREEN-PAINTED AND STENCIL-DECORATED CANE-SEAT SETTEE
    ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN AND HUGH FINLAY OR ONE OF THEIR CONTEMPORARIES, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, CIRCA 1820
    30½ in. high, 76 in. wide


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, Alloway, New Jersey
    David Stockwell, Wilmington, Delaware


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MARY FRANCES BOWLES COUPER


    Literature

    The Magazine ANTIQUES, September 1977, by Elisabeth Donaghy Garrett, Living with Antiques, Old Richmond, the Houston guest cottage of Mr. and Mrs. Fred T. Couper Jr., p. 515, pl. II (Illustrated).