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Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Bureau

Auction:
2431
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Bureau, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, with molded overhanging top and cockbeaded case, original brasses, old refinish, ht. 31 1/4, case wd. 35 3/4, dp. 22 in.

Provenance: Herbert Foster Otis of Fisher Hill, Brookline, by descent to the present owners.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

dovetailed slide-on top, base with large dovetail at front of the case; drawer runners patched; some staining to top; minor losses to cockbeading (above third drawer and at top front left)

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Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Bureau, Massachusetts, Fisher Hill, Herbert Foster Otis, Furniture, Letter case, Line

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