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Federal Cherry and Bird's-eye Maple Inlaid Chest of Drawers

Auction:
2198
Lot:
16
Sold for:
$18,800$16,000

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Auction:
Sale #2198 - 2198
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 08, 2003 11:00AM

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 crossbanded 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.

Note: Alden Spooner and George Fitts were in cabinetmaking partnership in the center of Athol, Massachusetts, 1808-1813.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Athol, Alden Spooner, George Fitts, Massachusetts, Cabinet making, Inlay