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OUTSTANDING AND RARE SET OF SIX HITCHCOCK STYLE SHERATON SIDE CHAIRS WITH PAINTED SCENES ATTRIBUTED TO SAMUEL BARTOLL OF SALEM, MASS. Chairs have rush seats, black and red grain painting with gold stencil highlights. Ring turned legs and front stretcher. Each chair with a different painted 5” horizontal backsplat. 1) shows castle overlooking ocean with ships, people fishing from shore with New England Colonial house. 2) Ships with lighthouse, islands and shoreline with trees and house. 3) Scene with brick church, Colonial houses surrounded by picket fences, large tree and man walking down dirt road. 4) Coastline scene with castle, ship in distress and lighthouse. 5) Large tall ship in sail flying American flags with four other ships and land. 6) Colonial homestead, man in rowboat, ship, fort with land. REFERENCE: See page 169 in American Painted Furniture by Fales. SIZE: 35” h x 18” seat h x 17” w. CONDITION: Some scrapes to painted area, otherwise very good. 9-98283 (7,000-9,000)

Auction: Fine Art, Antiques & Asian - Samoset 2004
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