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Chippendale-style Japanned High Chest

$523$425
Auction: Discovery - 3008T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Chippendale-style Japanned High Chest, late 19th century, (imperfections), ht. 81 1/2, wd. 39 3/4, dp. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $20-200

This piece is extremely fragile. The base does not support the top in its current state (which is why it is photographed as such).There is also quite a bit of loss japanning and cracks along the top.
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Keywords

Japanning, Lacquerware, Paper art, Resins, Visual arts