08-11-2012 08-11-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2608M Marlborough
August 11, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Classical Grain-painted Glazed Two-part Apothecary Cupboard

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 12, 2012 10:00AM


Classical Grain-painted Glazed Two-part Apothecary Cupboard, Connecticut River Valley, c. 1825-30, the top section with a deep cornice and arched panel above glazed doors flanked by engaged tapered pilasters, on a base of four drawers, pull-out faux marble-painted work surface, and thirteen drawers below, all on turned feet, (minor paint wear to projecting lower section), ht. 75, lower case wd. 52, lower case dp. 14 3/4 in.

Provenance: Dr. Nathaniel Gilman Trow, born in Wendell, New Hampshire, 1811. Trow came to Sunderland, Massachusetts, where he practiced medicine until his death in 1888; then to Cornelius Gilman Trow, his son; then to Dr. Charles Moline in Sunderland. Acquired by William Hubbard in the early 1960s for $250.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


Nathaniel Gilman Trow, Connecticut River Valley, Wendell, New Hampshire, Sunderland, Massachusetts, Charles Moline, Cornelius Gilman Trow, William Hubbard