RARE CLAW AND BALL FOOT CHIPPENDALE CORNER CHAIR

New York Circa 1765

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Woods: White Pine, Poplar

Height: 32 inches
Width: 24 inches
Depth: 18 inches

Provenance: The Wetherstine Family of New York; Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York; Private Collection, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cole, Weschester County, New York.

Reference: Either the mate to this chair or an almost identical one is illustrated in Morrison H. Heckscher, American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, number 25, page 67, which was in the collection of Howard Reifsnyder and sold in 1929 to Herbert Lehman and given to his daughter in 1962.; Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc. Gallery Catalogue V, page 52; Exhibited in ‘Opulence And Splendor – The New York Chair 1690-1830’ Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York, 1984, but purchased too late to be included in the catalogue.

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New York Circa 1765

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Woods: White Pine, Poplar

Height: 32 inches
Width: 24 inches
Depth: 18 inches

Provenance: The Wetherstine Family of New York; Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York; Private Collection, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cole, Weschester County, New York.

Reference: Either the mate to this chair or an almost identical one is illustrated in Morrison H. Heckscher, American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, number 25, page 67, which was in the collection of Howard Reifsnyder and sold in 1929 to Herbert Lehman and given to his daughter in 1962.; Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc. Gallery Catalogue V, page 52; Exhibited in ‘Opulence And Splendor – The New York Chair 1690-1830’ Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York, 1984, but purchased too late to be included in the catalogue.