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October 25, 2018 12:00PM - November 4, 2018 5:00PMCalender

Classical Mahogany Linen Press

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T Location: Boston Date / Time: October 25, 2018 12:00PM


Classical Mahogany Linen Press, probably Seymour shop, Boston, c. 1820, the upper section with molded cornice over two paneled, hinged doors opening to four pullout shelves, over a lower section of two short and three long drawers, all on turned feet, original pressed brass pulls, (imperfections), ht. 80 1/2, wd. 48, dp. 22 1/4 in.

Provenance: The estate of Samuel Parkman Shaw Jr., Brookline, Massachusetts.
Estimate $700-900

Minor age cracks to sides, added magnetic catches, left door slightly warped.

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Samuel Parkman Shaw Jr., Brookline