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    Sale 2095

    The Collection Of Marguerite And Arthur Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut

    18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 628

    A RED-PAINTED SACK-BACK WINDSOR ARMCHAIR

    PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1785

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A RED-PAINTED SACK-BACK WINDSOR ARMCHAIR
    Philadelphia, Circa 1785
    Appears to retain its original red paint; underside bears a small brass plaque stamped 164
    38½ in. high


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    For a related example, see Charles Santore, The Windsor Style in America 1730-1830 (Philadelphia, 1981), pp. 98-99, fig. 97.

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    Provenance

    I. Winick, New York
    Lammot du Pont Copeland, by purchase, 1937
    Sold Sotheby's New York, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lammot du Pont Copeland, January 19, 2002, Lot 100