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Federal Cherry and Birds-eye Maple Inlaid Chest of Drawers

Auction:
2076
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$17,250$15,000

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Auction:
Sale #2076 - 2076
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
June 10, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Cherry and Bird's-eye Maple Inlaid Chest of Drawers, attributed to Spooner and Fitts, Athol, Massachusetts, 1808-13, the rectangular two-board cherry top with inlaid edge above a case of cockbeaded drawers veneered with bird's-eye maple surrounded by cross-banded mahogany veneer above a cyma-curved skirt with spurs flanking a figured maple diamond outlined in patterned inlay flanked by turned swelled legs ending in small ball feet, original brass, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 41 3/4, case wd. 38 1/2, top wd. 39 1/2, case dp. 18, top dp. 18 1/4 in. N.B. Alden Spooner and George Fitts were in cabinet making partnership in the center of Athol, Massachusetts, 1808-13.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Athol, B. Alden Spooner, George Fitts, Massachusetts, N.B. Alden Spooner, Inlay