Lot 868

JOHN HENRY BELTER (ATTRIB) ROSEWOOD SIDE CHAIR

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Rococo Revival laminated rosewood slipper chair, attributed to John Henry Belter (German-American, 1804-1863), 19th c., crest rail carved with fruits and floral motifs, scroll side rails, on foliate cabriole legs ending in casters, small repair at right side foliate, approx 36.5"h, 18"w, 20.25"d, seat height: 15"h **Provenance: A prominent Houstonian's River Oaks Estate** Start Price: $150.00

Condition

9.12.23-In my opinion regarding LOT: 868- The chair is in sturdy and stable condition, upholstery is with possible light yellowing/discoloration and spotting, it is very hard to tell, please see images, the right side of the foliate crest near the great bunch, has a small restoration to the foliate, and a matched small loss at the back as visible in online images, I further observe some bending/small losses to tips of foliates on crest, the frame shows some rubs, light wear, and tonal variation as commensurate with age and use
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