Miniature Classical Birch and Cherry and Mahogany Veneer Chest of Drawers
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680B
- Date / Time :
- October 27, 2013 10:00AM
Miniature Classical Birch and Cherry and Mahogany Veneer Chest of Drawers, probably Massachusetts, c. 1825, the scrolled backboard above a case with projecting drawer over three drawers flanked by turned pilasters, on turned feet, with opalescent glass pulls, old surface, ht. 15 1/2, wd. 16, dp. 10 in.
Note: The first stanza of Irish poet Thomas Moore's "The Last Rose of Summer" is written in pen on the underside. It was set to melody by Sir John Stevenson and published in a songbook in 1813.
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