Carved Mahogany Chest-on-chest, Boston or Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the top section with molded and scrolled cresting with floral terminals centering an urn and flame finial over a cockbeaded case of a central fan-carved drawer flanked by two short drawers over four long drawers, flanked by engaged, fluted pilasters, on a base of four drawers all on bracket feet centering a pendant, old refinish, old replaced brasses, (minor imperfections),ht. 84, case wd. 41 3/4, dp. 20 3/4 in.
Provenance: Note affixed to drawer interior reads: "This chest was originally owned by Henry Jackson, son of Jonathon Jackson of Newburyport and Boston. Henry was captain of his sailing ship in which he went everywhere..."
glued block replaced, one bracket foot with break, slight repair to right side of top,
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