Lot 263
Pair of Italian Carved and Painted Seats with Needlework Upholstery
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The seats are early 20th century, polychrome paint decoration, applied shaped rear seat rail, with 19th century embroidered linen upholstered slip seat, molded seat rail, seat skirt with applied rosettes within oval surround, each corner with applied medallion, raised on tall square tapered leg with draped swag at upper knee, turned foot, decorated on all four sides.

25.5 x 22.5 x 16.5 in.

Private Collection, North Carolina

From the Collection of Mr. Tom Leddy, Savannah, Georgia.
These seats are illustrated in The Southern Cosmopolitan: Sophesticated Southern Style by Susan Sully, published by Rizzoli in 2009 (page 120).

Upholstered seats with loss to embroidery and wear; paint wear and loss, especially at edges of seat and corners of legs; break and repair to rear seat rail; otherwise good estate condition.

$800 - 1,200