PAIR OF AMERICAN FEDERAL PAINTED AND FANCY-DECORATED SIDE CHAIRS, 1800-10.Est. $5,000-$8,000
Sold: $7,440 ($6,200)
Each oval back enclosing a pierced splat carved and painted with a ribbon and peacock feather design, above the over-upholstered seat raised on leaf-decorated straight tapered legs. Height 35 inches.
Provenance: The Lattimer Family, Salem, Massachusetts; John Kenneth Byard, Silvermine Tavern, Norwalk, Connecticut; James O. Keane, Detroit, Michigan; Sotheby’s New York, January 16, 1997, lot 191.Exhibition: Americana Midwest Collector’s Choice, Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan, October 14-November 27, 1960; catalog p. 19, n. 63.