Walnut Chippendale Side Chair
Description:

An exceptional example of a Philadelphia side chair.  Pictured in Horner's Blue Book (plate #71, p. 153) and American Chairs by John Kirk (plate #68, p. 79), this side chair has a cupid's bow crest with nicely carved cabochon in the center, a pierced splat with carved volutes and a nicely carved shoe over a trapazoidal seat with a center leaf medallion.  The cabriole legs have nicely carved acanthus knees and terminate to claw-and-ball feet.  This side chair is marked #1 of its set.

Materials and Techniques:

Walnut with silk damask.

Condition:

Minor fracture on right rear leg which has been fortified.  The center leaf medallion on the seat had a small chip restored on the right carved volute.

Origin: Philadelphia, PA.
Date: c. 1775.
Dimensions: Width 23" | Height 39.75" | Depth 20.25" | Seat Height 17.5"
Price: SOLD
Walnut Chippendale Side Chair
Walnut Chippendale Side Chair
Walnut Chippendale Side Chair
Walnut Chippendale Side Chair
Walnut Chippendale Side Chair