03-04-2012 03-04-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2585B Boston
March 4, 2012 11:00 AMCalender
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Paint-decorated Pine Six-board Chest

$10,665$9,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2585B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 04, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Paint-decorated Pine Six-board Chest, possibly New York, c. 1825, the lift-top lettered "E.M.S." with applied molding above the cutout feet, old grain-painted surface in brown and dark yellow, with green swags above, ht. 25, wd. 41, dp. 17 3/4 in.

Note: The underside of the top carved "Cyrus Sherwood 1825" and further inscribed with the same name. There is a record of a Cyrus G. Sherwood born in Greenville, New York, in 1825.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

minor paint abrasions, stain to top.

Keywords

Greenville, G. Sherwood, minor paint abrasions