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A FEDERAL CARVED MAHOGANY LOLLING CHAIR
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A FEDERAL CARVED MAHOGANY LOLLING CHAIR

SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1800

Details
A FEDERAL CARVED MAHOGANY LOLLING CHAIR
SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1800
42½ in. high
Provenance
Mr. and Mrs. Mitchel Taradash, Ardsley-on-Hudson, New York
Israel Sack, Inc., New York
Mr. and Mrs. Eddy Nicholson, Hampton Falls, New Hampshire
Sold, Christie's, New York, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Eddy Nicholson, 27-28 January 1995, lot 1158
Literature
The Magazine Antiques (January 1953), p. 45.
Israel Sack, American Furniture from Israel Sack Collection, vol. VIII, P5893, p. 2361

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Lot Essay

This lolling chair is one of only three known examples with unusual carved rosette medallions and triple molding along the outer edge of the arm. This chair is the only one of the three to retain the full height of its legs. For further illustration and discussion, see Sack, American Furniture from Israel Sack Collection (New York, 1974), vol. IV, p. 884, P3557; and Kane, 300 Years of Seating Furniture (Boston,1976), no. 209.
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