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Chippendale Side Chair


Philadelphia, ca. 1760
Santo Domingo mahogany, pine slip seat frame (original)
Condition: excellent, customary wear
A wonderful example of a four, shell carved Philadelphia side chair having a shaped crest with carved swept back ears above a pierced splat flanked by stiles with a beaded edge. The trapezoid seat frame with a central carved fan has tenon through rails and is flanked by two cabriole legs with shell carved knees ending on raised disc-pad feet. An identical matched pair is illustrated in, “American Antiques from the Israel Sack Collection,” Brochure #3, Nov. 1958.

Dimensions: 41 ½"h. (crest), 23” w., 21” d.

Item ID: F-SF-CH 244

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