Friday, January 22, 2010

Two Side Chairs

Pair of George Hunzinger New York faux bamboo Rosewood chairs. Signed and dated 1869.

Signed "Hunzinger NY Pat. March 30 1869". Faux bamboo open work frames with medallion backs. Museum coded.

”Overlook Mansion”, which was designed by famed architect Archimedes Russell. Built during America’s ”Gilded Age” between 1886 and 1890 for Inventor – Industrialist David Burrell.

19.5" x 31.5".

Both in fine condition. Original finish. The seats and medallion centers are upholstered (upholstery later).

Overlook Mansion, 1 Overlook Dr., Little Falls, New York.

These museum quality pieces with provenance were listed on eBay for over $3000, but did not sell. Thanks for the link Christa!


Christa sent me this very sweet chair with patent stamp. Thanks!

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Weathered Chair

These chair pics were sent by a reader (thanks!). Although the chair is a bit worn and the arm is broken, it is still a great piece... just needs some work. Check out the patent stamp in the last pic. Very nice. Pat March 30, 1869.