Lot 154: A set of eighteen Sheraton style shield and feather back mahogany dining chairs, 20th century
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
A set of eighteen Sheraton style shield and feather back mahogany dining chairs
After the model by Thomas Sheraton, the set comprising sixteen side chairs and two armchairs, each with shield and feather backs above shaped seat on tapering legs terminating in block feet. (18).
H: 38, W: 23, D: 19 in.
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Notes: Illustrated in Christopher Buckley, "Malcolm Forbes at Timberfield: The Publisher''s New Jersey Estate," Architectural Digest, (March 1988).