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Federal Wavy Birch and Mahogany and Bird's-eye Maple Inlaid Chest of Drawers

Auction:
2420
Lot:
713
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

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Auction:
Discovery - 2420
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 12, 2008 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Wavy Birch and Mahogany and Bird's-eye Maple Inlaid Chest of Drawers, probably Massachusetts, c. 1810, in two sections, the top with two hinged doors inlaid with bird's-eye maple ovals within mahogany mitered panels, opening to an interior of four drawers and seven compartments, on lower section of case of four cockbeaded drawers with mahogany veneer bordered by bird's-eye maple banding, brasses appear to be original, refinished, (minor restoration), ht. 62, wd. 39 1/2, dp. 19 3/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

small amount of inlay patching, especially in top,

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Massachusetts, Bird's eye figure, Cabinets, Chest of drawers, Furniture, Inlay, Mahogany

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