Sale 213 Lot 65
* A Pair of Chinese Chippendale Mahogany Armchairs,
18th century, having upholstered rectangular backs and seats with pierced fret carved arm rests, raised on pierced fret carved square legs with scrolling brackets.
Height 38 inches.
Estimate $ 8,000-12,000
Property from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Scherer Higbie, Grosse Pointe, Michigan
Stair and Company, New York, June, 1963
Each in overall good, stable condition. Some looseness to joints.
Carvings appear complete, with some tight splits and areas of restoration to arms of both chairs. Older but likely not original finish fairly even with some rubbing to the arms.
Brackets to legs with some later screws.
Having usual light surface wear (nicks and scratches) consistent with age and use.
Additional images available upon request.
Height overall 37 inches, height of seat 17 1/2 inches, width at widest 27 1/4 inches, depth 27 1/7 inches.