Rare Queen Anne Open Armchair (SOLD)

Queen Anne walnut armchair

Queen Anne walnut armchair

Probably Lancaster, Pennsylvania

c. 1760

Walnut, upholstered with reindeer hides from the 1786 shipwreck of the "Die Frau Metta Catherina", St. Petersburg, Russia

Provenance: Parke Bernet Galleries, The Collection of Arthur J. Sussel, Philadelphia, October 1958; Pook and Pook Inc., The Pioneer collection of Dr. and Mrs. Donald A. Shelley, April 2007; The William K. Du Pont Collection

Literature: For a related example in the Henry Francis Du Pont collection at Winterthur see Swank, Art of the Pennsylvania Germans, p. 119, fig. 67.