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Lot 6022: EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT OPEN ARMCHAIR, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1760 |

Property from the Collection of E. Newbold and Margaret du Pont Smith

by Sotheby's

January 21, 2017

New York, NY, USA

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  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT OPEN ARMCHAIR, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1760 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT OPEN ARMCHAIR, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1760 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT OPEN ARMCHAIR, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1760 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT OPEN ARMCHAIR, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1760 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT OPEN ARMCHAIR, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1760 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT OPEN ARMCHAIR, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1760 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT OPEN ARMCHAIR, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1760 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED WALNUT COMPASS-SEAT OPEN ARMCHAIR, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1760 |
   
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Description: retains a dark rich historic surface, proper left upper scroll on splat replaced.

Condition Report: Small patch near seat rail and arm support on left side, proper left upper right scroll replaced, proper left leg left side talon replaced. Small crack at top of proper left rear leg with some infill.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Provenance: Joe Kindig, Jr. & Son, York, Pennsylvania;
Margaret Wilson Lewis du Pont, Wilmington, Delaware.

Dimensions: Height 42 3/4 in.

Literature: Wallace Nutting, Furniture Treasury, Vol. II (New York, 1948), no. 2147.

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