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Chairs

"A chair is one of the most definitive forms of furniture and a true expression of design and creativity. Great chairs have great lines. This applies to any period or style. If there is a chair you are looking for and do not see, please call or email, we may not have cataloged it yet."

This rare corner chair is Pictured in the book "Long Island Is My nation" by Dean Failey.
This chair has a wonderful original finish.

Mahogany three shell Chippendale Side chair nicely carved crest rail with gothic splat terminating in claw and ball feet

Excellent pair of walnut chippendale side chairs. Nicely carved crest rail and gothic splat, acanthus carved legs terminating in claw and ball feet.

This mid modern pair of leather and chrome lounge chairs were desgined by Karl Thut of Switzerland and imported by the Stendig company.  The chairs are uphostered in cognac brown leather with buttoned cushions.

From the school of William Savery, this Maple Queen Anne side chair has a yoke crest, a solid spooned splat, a rush seat and cabriole legs terminating in "crook t" feet.  This chair descended from the Ely family of New Jersey.

Another example from the school of William Savery of Philadelphia, this maple Queen Anne side chair has a cupid’s bow crest, a solid spooned splat, a rushed seat and cabriole legs terminating in “crook’t” feet.

This rare Walnut William and Mary Wainscot armchair has a double panel back with a finely turned front stretcher and turned feet.

A walnut adjustable back arm chair by the Philadelphia cabinetmakers Allen & Brothers. 

This Maple Queen Anne side chair has a cupid’s bow crest, a solid spooned splat and cabriole legs terminating in “crook’t” feet. This side chair also has a bobbin front stretcher.  

This Walnut Chippendale side chair has a cupids bow crest with scrolled ears and a carved cabochon shell in the center. It has a pierced splat, a trapazodial seat with gold silk damask, and cabriole legs with acanthus carved knees terminating in claw and ball feet.

This Mahogany Chippendale armchair has a gothic splat, carved knuckle arm holds, ogee arm supports, and straight Marlborough legs.

Nicelt designed with cupids bow crest and carved voluted ears on the ends. There is a solid splat with a pierced cone and upside down heart below it. A trapazoidal slip seat rests over cabriole legs with shells on the knees and terminating in trifid feet.

Pair of teak circular stools with wood seat, three flared legs and metal ring support. Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, c. 1965.  Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Adventure, Design-Art-Architecture, Touchaleaume and Moreau, pg. 560.

This maple side chair is attributed to William Savery. It has a cupid’s bow crest, spooned back with solid splat, rush seat, aprons and cabriole front legs terminating in “crook’t” feet. The front stretcher is bobbin-turned.

Slender turned legs with a hand carved free form seat.  The delicate form is indicative of the simplistic and utilitarian form that Esherick is known for.  They were made by Horace B. Hartshaw, an assitant of Wharton Esherick.  Signed and dated on seat.

Each have a caned seat and back, V-Type flared triangular legs and stretchers. Chandigarh, India, c. 1959.  Dimensions: H 33.5-35" x W 16". x D 19" x SH 17". Le Corbusier Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Adventure, Design-Art-Architecture, Touchaleaume and Moreau, pg. 561. (PJ-SI-25-A).

A pair of rare and desirable Pippa lounge chairs designed by Hermes. As with everything Hermes, these lounge chairs epitomize the elegance. These lounge chairs are no longer offered by Hermes.

This chair has a sculptural quality to it.  With it's old finish and original leather seat, this chair has character.  Elegant in form, this chair bears all the clasic hallmarks of the Queen Anne form.

A rare example of early American craftmanship, this settle has raised panels on the back, scalloped arms and boot jack ends. 

A unique piece designed to interpret what would have been an American William & Mary wing chair had one been known.  Finely upholstered in a colorful "turkey-work" pattern, this wing chair has a nicely shaped crest, scalloped wings, rolled arms and an impressive base with turned stretchers and legs over Spanish feet.  This wing chair makes a statement in any room.

This more diminutive wing chair shows an unconventional yet successful form less consistent with it's city cousins.  A flat crest is flanked by serpentine wings ending in slightly scrolled arms.  The front of the seat has a slight bow shape over cabriole legs terminating in pad feet.

One of the more distinguishable designs from the studio of George Nakashima, this grass-seated side chair has a shaped crest rail with six flared spindles adjoined to an interwoven sea grass seat.  Four flared legs are joined by simple stretchers.  The rectangular stool with this side chair frames a sea grass center in walnut with flared legs.  This chair and stool both have a...

An exceptional example of a Philadelphia side chair.  Pictured in Horner's Blue Book (plate #71, p. 153) and American Chairs by John Kirk (plate #68, p. 79),...

An impressive set of sidechairs with several of the characteristics most commonly attributed to Massachusetts including a cupids bow crest with voluted ears, a dramatic pierced splat over a trapezoidal seat.  Cabriole legs terminate to claw-and-ball feet with arched talons.

The side chair splat takes its design from plate 10 of Thomas Chippendale’s The Gentleman & Cabinet-Maker's Director (1754, 1755, 1763).  The shaped crest has a rolled mantle in the center and foliate ears.  The stiles are molded and extend to the floor as rounded rear legs.  The trapezoidal seat frame holds a slip seat.  Side rails are tenoned...

An exceptional example of a Philadelphia side chair.  What makes this particular chair exciting are duel inverted hearts on the pierced splat.  In addition, it has a cupids bow crest with carved ears and shell with fan in the center flanked by volutes.  The pierced splat has carved volutes and a silhouetted hearts, a trapazoidal seat with gold silk damask, cabriole legs with...

An impressive example of Philadelphia carving, this side chair has a cupids bow crest with a shell at the center, a solid splat, trapazoidal seat with nicely carved center shell,  cabriole legs with finely carved acanthus knees terminating in claw and ball feet.  It has a highly desirable old finish. Ex. collection of Mrs. Lammot du Pont Copeland.

This side chair is adorned with carving.  At the center of a cupids bow crest is a finely carved cabachon over a pierced splat intersecting with a trapazoidal seat with a carved shell at the center.  Cabriole legs with carved shells terminate to trifid feet.

This outstanding side chair has volutes on the crest rail which descends to a solid splat with a spooned back. The balloon seat sits above cabriole legs with shells on both knees. The legs terminate in claw and ball feet.

An elegantly constructed Queen Anne side chair with yoke crest, solid spooned splat and cabriole legs terminating in slipper feet. 

This armchair combines the elegance of the Queen Anne period with an exceptional old finish.  It has a boldly carved shell in the center of a cupid's bow crest with a solid splat, nicely carved knuckle arms, a scalloped apron and cabriole legs terminating in trifid feet. 

An inviting transitional Queen Anne side chair with a finely carved shell in the center of a cupids bow crest, a solid splat over trapazoidal seat with shell at the center over cabriole legs with carved shells terminating in carved trifid feet.

Chair with five arched slats, rush seat and turned front legs terminating in pad front feet. Front stretcher with bold ball-and-disc turnings.

An elegantly constructed side chair with yoke crest, solid spooned splat connecting to a balloon seat over cabriole legs terminating in trifid feet.

Armchair attributed to William Savery. Chair with cupid’s bow crest, vase-shaped splat, scrolled arms, scalloped aprons, bobbin-turned front stretcher and “crook’t feet.”

Although many of the elements of this armchair are typical of Philadelphia windsors, this one stands alone. Nicely carved ears flank the crest rail which connects to hickory spindles binding into a walnut riser joining two nicely shaped arms supported by elegant serpentine supports.  The walnut D-seat sits over boldly turned legs joined by an H-stretcher with vase and ring turnings...