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Red-washed Carved Birch Chest-on-chest

Auction:
3038B
Lot:
358
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3038B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Red-washed Carved Birch Chest-on-chest, attributed to the Dunlap school of cabinetmakers, southern New Hampshire, late 18th/early 19th century, the upper section with five drawers, the topmost a three-drawer facade centering a fan, set into a lower section with two drawers, the top drawer a two long-drawer facade, the bottom drawer a three-drawer facade centering a fan, all on a cutout and shaped skirt and short cabriole legs, original brass, old surface, ht. 77 1/2, wd. 38 1/2, dp. 20 in.

Provenance: Descended in the Richardson family of Newburyport, Massachusetts; Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Inc., Newbury, Massachusetts, to the current owner.
Estimate $8,000-12,000


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

Eaton Antiques, Inc., Birch Chest-on, Containers, Drawer, Furniture, Geography of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Newbury, Newburyport, Massachusetts, Newburyport

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