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Chippendale Maple Tall Chest

Auction:
2509
Lot:
524
Sold for:
$5,629$4,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Chippendale Maple Tall Chest, Artemas Woodward, Medfield, Massachusetts, 1796, original brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 56 1/2, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 19 in.

Note: An old pencil inscription on the back of the chest reads: "Made by Artemas Woodward for Olive Wheelock, 1796/Olive W. Morse."

Note:According to a genealogical search, Olive Wheelock of Medfield, Massachusetts, was born October 16, 1773. She married Eliakim Morse, also of Medfield, December 11, 1796.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Medfield, Olive Wheelock, Massachusetts, Olive W. Morse, genealogical search

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