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August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Paint-decorated Glazed Two-part Step-back Cupboard

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM


Paint-decorated Glazed Two-part Step-back Cupboard, probably Pennsylvania, c. 1830-40, the upper section with scrolled molded cresting terminating in rosettes centering a plinth with applied fan and three turned wooden finials, above the glazed cupboard doors opening to shelves flanked by carved canted corners, on a projecting work surface, set on the lower section of two short drawers above paneled cupboard doors below flanked by half-columns, all on turned feet, replaced brass pulls, painted red overall with alternating green and yellow highlights, interior painted pale yellow, (imperfections, later paint),ht. 89, lower case wd. 52 1/2, lower case dp. 19 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

glass appears original, upper leftmost cracked; left middle molding detached (but present); paint wear overall, loss to left front foot, wear to work surface, evidence of old mouse holes in lower backboard.

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