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March 4, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Maple Chest on Frame

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 04, 2017 10:00AM


Maple Chest on Frame, probably Rhode Island, last half 18th century, the case of drawers on a valanced frame and cabriole legs ending in slipper feet, replaced brasses, refinished, ht. 54 1/2, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 16 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

This chest-on-frame was probably refinished in the mid-20th century. The brasses are replaced, but appropriate.
There is a crack to the leg at the front left of the frame, but it was repaired with the original pieces.
There are some missing glue blocks to the underside of the frame, and the the frame has been strengthened with a nail or screw or two, but there are no major structural problems.

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