Lot 738: Rare NY Iron & Walnut Adjustable Folding Armchair
December 4, 2016
Woodbury, CT, USALive Auction
Description: New York iron and walnut adjustable folding campaign style armchair, The Marks Adjustable Folding Chair Co., with caned back and slat, the frame grain painted, last quarter 19th C. Left seat rail with maker's mark and patent date 1876. 43" high, 24" wide, 30" deep (closed). Condition: wear to painted surface, oxidation, loss to crest veneer, some splits to caning, lacks arm pads and surmount. Reference: Examples of the Marks Adjustable Folding Chair are in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Brooklyn Museum, and the Art Institute of Chicago.