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Classical Birch with Bird's-eye Maple and Mahogany Veneer Chest of Drawers

Auction:
2145
Lot:
147
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

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Auction:
Sale #2145 - 2145
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 09, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Classical Birch with Bird's-eye Maple and Mahogany Veneer Chest of Drawers, Vermont, 1820s, the scrolled backsplash above the small drawers and stepped out large drawer which overhangs three drawers flanked by leaf-carved columns above rectangular dies on turned tapering legs and feet, replaced hardware, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 54 1/2, wd. 44 1/4, dp. 20 in.

Provenance: According to oral history, in 1933, a member of the Grover family of Vermont stated that this chest was purchased from the Gilmore family of Danby, Vermont.

Note: Indistinct signature can be seen beneath the stepped-out top of the chest.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Vermont, Danby, Chest of drawers, Furniture