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Paint-decorated Yellow Pine Chest-over-drawer

Auction:
2509
Lot:
576
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Paint-decorated Yellow Pine Chest-over-drawer, probably Guilford-Saybrook area, Connecticut, dated 1722, the hinged lid opens to a deep well with till, above a beaded, molded, and paneled case with polychrome floral decoration centering the date "1722," (imperfections, probable loss of height and feet), ht. 35, wd. 44 1/2, dp. 18 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

much of painted surface is gone; many old holes from previous brasses, lid rehinged.

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