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    Description

    AN AMERICAN ARMCHAIR
    Late 18th century

    In Queen Anne style, the elm frame features shell-carved crest rail and splat, shepard's crook arm rests, gracious slip seat with shaped front, shell-carved seat frieze, and four cabriole legs joined by fancy 'H' stretcher, original upholstery remains intact under the newer upholstery added by the Sheraton Co., the underside of the upholstered seat with paper label indicating that the chair was 'remade' on 10-10-60 by The Sheraton Co.
    back 39.5in. high, seat 18in. high, seat 24in. wide
    Provenance: The chair originally belonged to one of the founding families of the Chase Manhattan Bank and was passed down to the grand daughter (now deceased) before being acquired by the present owner


    Condition Report*: Bryan Abbott: In excellent, altered condition with simulated signs of use, wear and age
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2005
    20th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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