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    Sale 2133

    American Furniture and Decorative Arts including English and Dutch Delft

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 241

    A Pair of Federal Mahogany Side Chairs

    PHILADELPHIA, 1790-1810

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Pair of Federal Mahogany Side Chairs
    Philadelphia, 1790-1810
    40 in. high, 21½ in. wide, 18½ in. deep (2)


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    A similar chair is in the collection of Winterthur Museum (Charles Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period (New York, 1966), fig. 87, p. 140).

    Provenance

    Possibly Lambert Cadwalader (1742-1823), Philadelphia
    Thence by descent in family to Mr. and Mrs. Lambert Cadwalader (1882-1964), Philadelphia
    M. Finkel & Daughter, Philadelphia, 1990


    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES


    Literature

    William MacPherson Hornor, Jr., Blue Book Philadelphia Furniture (1935; reprint, Washington D.C., 1977), pl. 397.
    Roberta Maneker, "Collector's Showcase," Art & Antiques (Summer 1998), p. 91.