October 03, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


William and Mary Leather Upholstered Side Chair

New York, early 18th century, with carved crest and turned finials over Russia leather upholstered and brass tacked back and seat, on carved front stretcher, 46 x 18-1/4 x 15 in.

Note: Literature: Neil Kamil, "Hidden in Plain Sight: Disappearance and Material Life in Colonial New York" in American Furniture, 1995, pg. 214, fig. 28; pg. 25, fig. 29; Roger Gonzalez and Daniel Putnam Brown Jr., "Boston and New York Leather Chairs: A Reappraisal" in American Furniture, 1996, pg. 187, fig. 23

Provenance:William Richmon of William's Antiques, Connecticut; Roger Gonzalez, circa 1976-1981; Property from the Collection of Dudley and Constance Godfrey


legs appear to be ended out approximately 12 inches, lower three stretchers replaced; carved stretcher and upper stretcher appear to be original, recently upholstered in vintage Russia leather upholstery, minor cracks at crest rail, other typical minor wear and surface flaws

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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