Chippendale Carved Walnut Dressing Table, Philadelphia, c. 1765, the molded top with notched corners above the case of long drawer above two short drawers centering a shell- and foliate-carved center drawer, all flanked by fluted quarter columns, the shaped and scrolled skirt joining cabriole legs with shell-carved knees and scroll-carved returns ending in claw-and-ball feet, ht. 29 1/2, case wd. 32, case dp. 18 1/2 in.
Provenance: David Stockwell, Wilmington, Delaware, c. 1962.
two-board top appears reglued and reset. Old brace on underside has two old screw holes (but no screws) which seem to be evidence of an effort to keep top attached. some newer screws holding knee returns in place.
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