• 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 260

    A PAIR OF CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS

    PHILADELPHIA, 1765-1785

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS
    PHILADELPHIA, 1765-1785
    37½ in. high (2)


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    The back of each chair rail returns an old jelly labeled with the name Humphreys, possibly referring to the Humphreys family of Pont Reading, Haverford, Pennsylvania.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTOR