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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2838M Marlborough
August 8, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Red-painted Maple Chest-on-chest

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2838M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 09, 2015 10:00AM


Red-painted Maple Chest-on-chest, attributed to Samuel Dunlap, New Hampshire, c. 1780-1800, the top section with flat molded cornice above five thumbmolded graduated drawers set into the lower section of two drawers, the topmost with two-drawer facade, on cabriole legs ending in pad feet on platforms, joined by a heart and scroll valanced skirt, original brass pulls and escutcheons, original red washed surface, (very minor imperfections), ht. 80, wd. 38 3/4, dp. 20 in.

Literature: Parsons, Charles S., The Dunlaps and Their Furniture, The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1970, plate 22, illustrated.
Estimate $40,000-60,000

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New Hampshire, Samuel Dunlap, The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester