Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first a Queen Anne style inlaid side chair, 19th century, vasiform shaped back splat with inlaid pin wheels, slip seat, cabriole legs with pad foot (37 x 21 x 20 in.); the second a Continental side chair, circa 1800, with urn relief carved crest and square tapered and fluted Marlborough legs (37.5 x 20 x 16 in.).The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC.
Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
Queen Anne style chair with reupholstered seat; wear at feet; Continental chair with reupholstered seat, break and repair to finial at crest, wear and scraping throughout.