Chairs were refinished & reupholstered ...original color was tan
My grandparents kept them in a barn in NJ.
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A pair of Renaissance Revival carved walnut armchairs
American or European, late 19th Century
Each with a shell-and acanthus carved and rounded crest over a tufted back, bust-carved arm terminals, all raised on short legs ending in claw feet.
CONDITION: refinished and reupholstered
$500-800 for the pair*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.
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