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Federal Inlaid Cherry and Mahogany Veneer Bowfront Chest of Four Drawers

Auction:
2886M
Lot:
664
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Discovery - 2886M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 10, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Inlaid Cherry and Mahogany Veneer Bowfront Chest of Four Drawers, probably George Hall, Keene, New Hampshire, 1811, the top with banded edge above the case of cockbeaded, string-inlaid, and crossbanded graduated drawers, on cutout skirt with checkered banding and inlaid demilune panel, joining flaring French feet, replaced brasses, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 35, case wd. 40, dp. 21 1/4 in.

Note: The inside of the top drawer bears a pencil inscription: "George Hall Keene Oct 25 1811."
Estimate $600-800

staining to top, scratches, wear and minor veneer cracking to drawerfronts, cracks and minor losses to feet, missing checkered banding inlay at extreme edges of front of base and to sides.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Keene, New Hampshire, George Hall

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