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Poplar with Walnut and Chestnut Inlaid Chest over Drawers

Auction:
2255
Lot:
24
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Poplar with Walnut and Chestnut Inlaid Chest over Drawers, probably Chester County, Pennsylvania, c. 1830-40, the hinged molded top, which opens to a cavity with a molded lidded till, is line inlaid to conform to the top's rectangular shape and including ovolo corners which have inlaid acorns and flowers on stems; the central circular patera includes the same inlaid forms surrounded by line inlay; over the facade which is profusely inlaid with parrots, acorns and leaves interspersed with line inlay surrounded by herringbone inlay above two similarly inlaid drawers above a molded base on bracket feet, old brasses, refinished, (restoration), ht 27 3/8, wd. 41 1/2, dp. 20 3/4 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Chester County, Pennsylvania, Inlay

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