Auction 20

Lot 38 – Near Pair of Brace Back Windsor Arm Chairs.:

Near Pair of Brace Back Windsor Arm Chairs.

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Start price: $750

Estimated price: $1,500 - $2,500

Auction house commission: 20%

With original upholstery, one with 9 spindles, the other with 7 spindles. Part of a group of four chairs from the home of Sullivan Dorr, a Providence merchant whose son, Thomas Wilson Door, was elected RI governor in 1842 and led the Dorr Rebellion. One of the set of chairs is in the RI Historical Society, the other is owned privately.

Provenance: John Walton Inc, Griswold, CT.