01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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William & Mary Walnut Chest on Stand

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

William & Mary Walnut Chest on Stand, the rectangular top over case fitted with two short drawers and one long deep drawer, the top and drawer fronts with oak leaf inlay, the stand with barley-twist legs joined by curved stretchers, on stemmed bun feet, ht. 37 1/4, wd. 39 3/4, dp. 23 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Shrinkage cracks to top. Loss to oak leaf veneers on inner edges of top drawers and popping and loss to left side of bottom drawer. Inlay backed by newspaper. Scattered loss to veneer on stand and stretchers. Pulls not original; bottom drawer has been patched to fill holes from original pulls. Water damage to stretcher around front leg.