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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 440

    A QUEEN ANNE MAPLE CORNER CHAIR

    NANTUCKET, 1740-1760

    Price Realised  

    A QUEEN ANNE MAPLE CORNER CHAIR
    Nantucket, 1740-1760
    Appears to retain its original slip seat. The front leg is old but possibly replaced.
    31¼ in. high, 25¼ in. wide, 24½ in. deep


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    Wood identification of the frame is maple by microanalysis.

    Literature

    Charles H. Carpenter, Jr. and Mary Grace Carpenter The Decorative Arts and Crafts of Nantucket (New York, 1987) pp. 49-50, plate IX.