Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Federal Maple Inlaid Bowfront Chest of Drawers

Auction:
2349
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$5,581$4,750

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Federal Maple Inlaid Bowfront Chest of Drawers, possibly Portsmouth, New Hampshire, c. 1810-20, the top with ovolo corners and applied brass beading above a case of four graduated cockbeaded drawers, with mahogany panels bordered by tiger maple crossbanding, flanked by quarter-engaged reeded posts ending in vase and ring-turned legs joined by a cutout skirt, replaced brasses, refinished, ht. 42 1/2, wd. 42, dp. 23 in.

Note: Back with name 'C.E. Hopkins' in 19th century brown paint.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

New Hampshire, Portsmouth, century brown paint, Chest, Chest of drawers, Furniture

Departments

Specialists