Seating & Beds
Antique Victorian Fancy Wicker Chair (attributed to Heywood Wakefield)
Item #: AF1605
Description: Side chair having a solid wood frame with intricate wicker designs. Upholstered needlepoint seat (replaced).
Materials: Wood frame. Wicker covering. Upholstered seat.
Dimensions: Height: 39-1/2", 17" seat. Width: 16-3/4". Depth: 16".
Locality and Period: Massachusetts. c.1890.
Comments: Attributed to Heywood Wakefield with evidence of label and design similarities to know pieces. No damage or losses to the fancy wicker work.
Fancy Painted & Stenciled "Hitchcock" Style Rush Seat Chair
Item #: AF1517
Description: Painted side chair with turned top rail having stenciled center panel flanked by ring turnings. Horizontal slats, upper one shaped and stenciled. Stiles cut flat in upper section, rounded and ring turned at seat level. Front legs turned in ball-and-ring pattern with gold details and connected with turned stretcher terminating in ball feet. Plain turned back legs connected to front legs with plain turned stretchers. Woven rush seat.
Materials: Painted hardwoods. Rush seat.
Dimensions: Height: 34-1/2", 17-1/2" seat. Width: 17-1/2". Depth: 18-1/2".
Locality and Period: Throughout the United States. c.1876-1925.
Comments: Painted and stenciled Sheraton style chairs in the "Hitchcock" design were popular during the U.S. Centennial (1876) period through the Colonial Revival (1925) era. In excellent condition with a finely woven rush seat.
French Style Ormolu Decorated Upholstered Side Chair
Item #: AF1369
Description: Side chair with padded upholstered seat. Seat back with shaped splat, C-scroll stiles and ormolu decorated top rail. Plain seat skirt with ormolu decoration on front. Tapered out-swept french legs on front, tapered back legs continuation of stiles.
Materials: Mahogany. Ormolu decoration. Modern seat upholstery.
Dimensions: Height: 36", seat 17-1/2". Width: 18". Depth: 20".
Locality and Period: Unknown maker. c.1900-25.
Comments: Nice modern upholstery. Solid construction.