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Birch, Mahogany, and Bird's-eye Maple Veneer Elliptical-front Chest of Drawers

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
127
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Birch, Mahogany, and Bird's-eye Maple Veneer Elliptical-front Chest of Drawers, attributed to Joseph Clark (1767-1851), Portsmouth or Greenland, New Hampshire, 1810-14, with cockbeaded drawers inlaid with crossbanding and contrasting stringing, the brasses appear to be original, refinished, ht. 39, wd. 41, dp. 21 3/4 in.

Literature: Brock Jobe, Portsmouth Furniture Masterwork from the New Hampshire Seacoast (Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1993), pp. 119-121, plate 13, illustrates and discusses a nearly identical chest.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Joseph Clark, Brock Jobe, Portsmouth, Greenland, Chest of drawers, Decorative arts, Furniture, Inlay, New Hampshire, Woodworking

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