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Paint-decorated Six-board Chest

Auction:
2509
Lot:
829
Sold for:
$889$750

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

Description:

Paint-decorated Six-board Chest, probably Rhode Island, late 18th century, the molded and cleated lid opens to a well with till, original surface, (paint wear), ht. 24 1/2, wd. 48 1/2, dp. 18 3/4 in.

Note: A typed note on the inside of the lid reads: "Bought from the old Whitman farm on Eaton Street at River Street, Providence, in 1979 from Mr. Prescott Whitman, N.D. Scotti." The back with painted inscription "Adams Barber."
Estimate $300-500

till lid with well-preserved surface.

Keywords

Rhode Island, Prescott Whitman, Providence, Rhode Island, Scotti

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