06-03-2007 06-03-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2365 Boston
June 3, 2007 11:00AMCalender

Chippendale Carved Mahogany and Maple Dressing Table

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2365 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 03, 2007 11:00AM


Chippendale Carved Mahogany and Maple Dressing Table, possibly Hanover or Hingham, Massachusetts, late 18th century, replaced brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 3/4, wd. 29 1/4, dp. 19 in.

Note: The cabinetmaker, in producing this dressing table, exhibited idiosyncratic construction techniques and carving, as demonstrated by the frontal claw-and-ball feet, and the method he employed in applying the crotch mahogany top to the base.

Provenance: Andrew MacMillan, Hanover, Massachusetts, by descent to the present owner.
Estimate $10,000-15,000


Hanover, Massachusetts, Hingham, Note, cabinetmaker , Andrew MacMillan