07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Continental Chip-carved Blanket Chest

$178$150
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Chip-carved Blanket Chest, of typical form, paneled construction, the front carved with stylized arches, wrought iron escutcheon, wd. 56 3/4, ht. 27, dp. 22 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Heavy shrinkage and cracking throughout top and sides; interior base with gapping to planking as well; this is a 17th century chest. The chip carving is most likely later.