02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
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Chippendale Chest on Chest,

$18,800$16,000
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Chippendale Chest on Chest, New Hampshire, Dunlap School, c. 1770-80, the cove-molded cornice over case of four thumb-molded long drawers, the upper having a five short drawer facade centrally carved with pinwheel and fan motif and three graduated drawers below, on lower case of four graduated long drawers, on four short cabriole legs ending in ball and claw feet centering a central fan-carved drop, refinished, retains some original red staining, appears to retain original brasses, (minor imperfections).

Literature: See The Decorative Arts of New Hampshire, Currier House, fig. 33, for stylistically similar piece.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

New Hampshire, Dunlap School