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Diminutive Carved Tiger Maple High Chest of Drawers

Auction:
3080B
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$12,685$10,313

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3080B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Diminutive Carved Tiger Maple High Chest of Drawers, Newburyport, Massachusetts, mid-18th century, the upper case with molded cornice and hidden drawer above four thumb-molded graduated drawers, set into lower case with projecting mid-molding above two long drawers, the lower with three-drawer facade centering a concave carved fan, and shaped skirt centering a pierced pendant, all joining four cabriole legs with arris knees ending in pad feet on high shaped platforms, original brass, old surface, (very minor imperfections), ht. 70 3/4, lower case dp. 18 1/2, lower case wd. 35 1/2 in.

Provenance: Skinner, The Estate of Malcolm S. Burroughs, October 28 & 29, 2000, Lot 435.
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

Malcolm S. Burroughs, Arts, Cabriole leg, Chest of drawers, Decorative arts, Drawer, Furniture, High chest of drawers, Molding, Visual arts, Newburyport

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