39 West Street Litchfield, CT 08759 , United States Call Seller 860.567.9693



$ 8,500
  • Description
    New York, ca. 1785-1800
    Mahogany, birch and ash rails (seat frame)
    The design and execution of this chair are of the finest quality and exhibit the distinct features found on New York chairs. The crisp detailed carving of the drapery swags and central plum on the splat is framed in a shield-back. The delicate flared out tapered legs are embellished with overlapping husk inlay patterns and highlighted with fine line inlay terminating into the cuffs. The style on inlay is also characteristic of pieces found in New York.
    For an identical example and perhaps from the same set of chairs see, “American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection”, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., J. Michael Flanigan, plate 39, pg. 116.

    Dimensions: 38 5/8"h (crest); 18"h (seat); 21"w x 18"d (seat); 20 1/2"d (legs)
  • More Information
    Origin: United States
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Mahogany, Birch, Ash.
    Condition: Fine condition, minor imperfections.
    Creation Date: 1785 - 1800
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: F-SF-CH 226
    Incollect Reference #: 324436
  • Dimensions
    W. 21 in; H. 38.62 in; D. 18 in;
    W. 53.34 cm; H. 98.09 cm; D. 45.72 cm;
    Seat H. 18 in;
    Seat H. 45.72 cm;
Message from Seller:

Jeffrey Tillou Antiques was established in 1992. The three story historic building located “on the green” in Litchfield, features an extensive inventory of Americana from the 18th and early 19th centuries. Here you will find an extraordinary collection of furniture, folk art, weathervanes, sculpture, Oriental carpets, and related decorative pieces as well as distinctive European furniture and original works of art.

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