02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00AMCalender
268

Queen Anne Cherry Carved Dressing Table,

$5,875$5,000
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Queen Anne Cherry Carved Dressing Table, possibly Connecticut, last half 18th century, the rectangular top with molded edge and shaped corners above a case of two thumb-molded half drawers and three drawers with shell and foliate carved fans on valanced apron joining four cabriole legs ending on pad feet, old refinish, old replaced brasses, (imperfections), ht. 36 1/2, wd. 29 1/2, dp. 20 in.

Provenance: Descended in the family of Albert S. Rines, Esq. of Portland, Maine. Rines was a pioneer collector of early American furniture. An important desk bookcase belonging to Rines was pictured in Francis Clary Morse's Furniture of Olden Times (1902), illus. # 105, p. 135. A photo showing this dressing table on Rines' porch in Portland's West End, c. 1900, is included with the lot.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Provenance: Descended in the family of Albert S. RInes, esq. of Portland, Maine. Rines was a pioneer collector of early American furniture. An important desk bookcase belonging to Rines was pictured in Francis Clary Morse's FURNITURE OF OLDEN TIMES (1902), illus # 105, p. 135. A photo showing this dressing table on Rines' porch in Portland's West End, c. 1900, is included with the lot.

Keywords

Portland, S. Rines, Albert S. Rines, Maine, pioneer collector of early American furniture, pioneer collector , Francis Clary Morse, Anne Cherry Carved Dressing, Anne Cherry Carved Dressing Table, Connecticut