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Maple and Pine Chest over Three Drawers

Auction:
2509
Lot:
550
Sold for:
$652$550

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

Description:

Maple and Pine Chest over Three Drawers, possibly Harvard, Massachusetts, early 19th century, the third under-hung drawer is surely a Shaker addition, old surface, old replaced wooden pulls, (imperfections), ht. 40 1/4, wd. 37, dp. 18 in.

Literature: The Complete Book of Shaker Furniture, Timothy D. Rieman and Jean M. Burks, Abrams, New York, 1993, p. 212, entry number 156, discusses this chest specifically.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

drawer runners need fixing; old holes where original brasses once were; varnish inconsistencies.

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Massachusetts, Abrams, Jean M. Burks, Timothy D. Rieman, Furniture, Shakers

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