06-10-2001 06-10-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2076
June 10, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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Federal Mahogany Veneer and Cherry Bowfront Chest of Drawers

$3,220$2,800
Auction: Sale #2076 - 2076 Location: Bolton Date / Time: June 10, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Mahogany Veneer and Cherry Bowfront Chest of Drawers, probably Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1810, the cherry swelled top with veneered edge over a conforming case of cockbeaded drawers with light and dark figured veneers in outline above a circular cut-out veneered skirt on ring-turned swelled legs and similar feet, original brass, old refinish, (minor repairs), ht. 41, wd. 40 1/4, dp. 21 in. N.B. This piece has many cabinet making characteristics of Joseph Rawson (1760-1835), cabinetmaker who worked in Providence, Rhode Island.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

Keywords

Rhode Island, Cherry Bowfront Chest, Federal Mahogany Veneer, Joseph Rawson, cabinetmaker