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Rare Chippendale Cherry Carved Chest-on-Chest

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2431
Lot:
337
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Rare Chippendale Cherry Carved Chest-on-Chest, probably southern New Hampshire, late 18th century, the top section with molded swan's-neck cresting terminating in whorl rosettes centering a fan-carved plinth flanked by flame and ball finials on plinths above the fluted engaged pilasters and five graduated thumbmolded drawers, set into lower section with conformingly shaped molding and case of four graduated drawers, all on four boldly shaped ogee bracket feet centering a shaped and pierced pendant, original brass pulls and escutcheons, original surface in exceptionally well-preserved condition, (very minor imperfections), ht. 87 1/2, wd. 40, dp. 19 1/2 in.

Provenance: New Hampshire, family descent from original owner.
Estimate $75,000-125,000

Some lossed to tumbmolding on drawers; lacks center finial;

Keywords

New Hampshire, Cherry Carved Chest, original owner , Chest, Furniture, Roofs

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