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Oak Chest over Drawer

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
23
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Oak Chest over Drawer, probably Massachusetts, c. 1650-80, the molded lift top opens to a well above a case with central panel with arch and turned drop, with flanking panels, oval bosses, moldings, and four pairs of turned split spindles, with crease-molding below and a single drawer with recessed molded panels flanked by spool-turned split spindles, old surface, (height loss), ht. 27, wd. 42 1/4, dp. 20 3/4 in.

Provenance: Aruthur W. Wellington, a Boston collector of the late 19th century and founding member of "Trestleboard," a Boston antiquarian group, then by descent to the present owners.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Some height loss, some balusters probably restored, the right end rear panel replaced, right rear style has an old patch at the bottom, till restored.


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.

Keywords

Wellington, Automotive molding, Molding, Spindle

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