11-03-2007 11-04-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2384 Boston
November 3, 2007 03:00 PMCalender
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Chippendale Maple Tall Chest of Drawers

$5,875$5,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2384 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 04, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Chippendale Maple Tall Chest of Drawers, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the brasses appear to be original, refinished, (minor imperfections) ht. 56 1/4, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 18 in.

Provenance: A note accompanying the chest states: "This chest belonged to Susanna Aldrich. She was born in S. Uxbridge, Mass., a Quaker, who left that church when she married Benj. G.H. Blanchard and moved to Greenville, R.I. My mother said that Susanna and the chest came from Uxbridge in the same wagon. She and her husband are now buried at Oak Hill in Woonsocket."
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Susanna Aldrich, Massachusetts, S. Uxbridge, Greenville, My mother said, Oak Hill