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Cherry High Chest of Drawers

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
171
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Cherry High Chest of Drawers, Connecticut, c. 1740-60, the flat molded cornice above a central drawer flanked by two drawers and four graduated drawers below, the lower section of long drawer and three short drawers on cabriole legs ending in pad feet on platforms and joined by a shaped skirt, old replaced brasses, old finish, (minor restoration), ht. 75, wd. 38, dp. 19 1/4 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Top of cornice molding replaced, shrinkage cracks in sides of case.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Aesthetics, Cabriole leg, Chest of drawers, Club foot, Drawer, Furniture, High chest of drawers, Industrial design, Visual arts

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