Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 19th century, two include two armchairs and two side chairs, ornately carved, pierced backs featuring masks, acanthus leaves and rosettes, spiral twists stiles, acanthus leaf scrolled arms, tapestry style upholstery, on spiral twist legs with stretcher base.
Armchair 54.5 x 25 x 23 in. From the home of Durham philanthropist and banker, John Sprunt Hill, and his wife, Annie Watts Hill, who was the only daughter of George W. Watts, an original partner in the American Tobacco Corporation
Staining to upholstery; surface wear and scuffs throughout; one armchair with old break and loss to crest rail; one side chair with three breaks to crest rail.