8 April 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF HALSTED B. VANDER POEL
A SET OF THREE GEORGE II WALNUT SIDE CHAIRS
Each with a rosette and foliate-carved toprail with boldly scrolled ears, a pierced splat and upholstered seat in rose coloured damask on hipped acanthus-carved cabriole legs with claw-and-ball feet, one chair with exhibition label from The League/Antiques Exhibition/SHERRY'S NEW YORK/March 14-24/Under Auspices of Art/Antique Dealers Association of America/J.P. MONTLLOR/Secretary 1944, ref.407; the other two chairs with Harrisburg, Pennsylvania label, Department of Labor & Industry labels (3)
with Arthur S. Vernay, Inc., New York.
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New York, Sherry's, The League Antiques Exhibition, 15-24 March 1944, ref.407 (according to the label).
A mahogany armchair and side chair of this model are illustrated in H. Cescinsky, English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century, vol.II, p.89, figs.86-87.
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately
In the latter years of her life Georgia O’Keeffe and Barney A. Ebsworth became friends. Two O'Keeffe works from Ebsworth’s collection are offered in November