Set of vintage Hitchcock dining chairs

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Great Falls, Va USA
Description from user:

Set of 8 Hitchcock dining chairs. Two captain and six side chairs. All in excellent condition. They have been tightened and two rush seats have been replaced. Otherwise in clean vintage condition. Likely from the 1940s. Purchased from the estate of an original owner over 20 years ago in Washington DC. Dimensions 21.5x15.5x34h. Interior width, 17”. Arm height 24”. Seat depth 14”.

Purchased from the original owner in a private sale in Washington DC

Answered within 27 minutes
Dec 29, 17:05 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$1,000 - $1,500 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$1,500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Julie,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A set of eight ebonized and gilt decorated Hitchcock style rush-seat chairs
American, probably New England, early 20 Century
comprising two arm chairs and six side chairs,
34 inches high, width across arms 21 1/2 inches, greatest depth 15 1/2 inches
CONDITION: chairs appear to be in good condition with wear commensurate to age and use, with some losses to gilding and ebonizing. Client represents two rush seats have been replaced and chairs have been tightened
PROVENANCE: Purchased from the estate of an original owner over 20 years ago in Washington DC.
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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