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Quigley Furniture Company Antique Cockfight Chair

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Quigley Furniture Company Antique Cockfight Chair

An antique cockfight chair, crafted by the renowned Quigley Furniture Company, features solid wood construction and a leather seat with nailhead trim. The chair is stamped on the underside with the maker’s mark "QUIGLEY." Originally designed for both reading and cockfighting spectators, it now serves more suitably as a conversation piece due to its historical charm.

  • Maker: Quigley Furniture Company
  • Origin: Rome, New York
  • Date: Circa early 20th century
  • Material: Solid wood with leather upholstery and nailhead trim.
  • Dimensions: Overall: 32" X 30" X 22", Seat: 17" X 21" X 18"

Condition: The chair is in good condition with age-appropriate wear. The finish shows some wear, and the leather seat, likely original, exhibits aging. The chair needs stabilizing as it is slightly wobbly.

Provenance: Quigley Furniture Company, established in 1874 in Rome, New York, was known for producing high-quality furniture. This piece reflects the company's dedication to craftsmanship and design.

The Quigley Furniture Company, established in 1874 in Rome, New York, is renowned for its superb craftsmanship and the enduring quality of its creations. At the heart of Quigley's legacy is its extraordinary office furniture, especially the iconic oak roll-top desks which became symbols of sophistication in any professional setting. These pieces were not merely furniture; they were masterpieces of intricate design and functionality, reflecting the skill of German immigrant craftsmen who brought their meticulous woodcarving artistry to America. The dedication to excellence is evident in each piece produced by Quigley, making their furniture not just functional items but also significant historical artifacts that tell stories of a bygone era of artisanal prowess and architectural beauty.

 

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Lot # B111
System ID # 17715244
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