Important American Furniture, Paintings, Folk Art and Decorative Arts – January 22, 2013 Auction Results

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Lot 91

91: Federal Upholstered Mahogany Lolling Chair 91: Federal Upholstered Mahogany Lolling Chair 91: Federal Upholstered Mahogany Lolling Chair

Federal Upholstered Mahogany Lolling Chair

Massachusetts or New Hampshire, 1780-1800
H. 45 in.; W. (at seat) 27 in.; D. (at seat) 24 _ in.

Unusual carved and fluted molding on hand holds and Greek key banding on the front legs.

Provenance: Leigh Keno American Antiques, New York, 1990

Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000

Condition: The surface of the wood retains a mellow shade of patina. The left arm is re-glued and a mortise has been cut and added to strengthen the juncture of the arm support to the armrest. A screw has been inserted into the left stretcher to reinforce the median.

Price Realized: $5,270