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Carved Maple High Chest of Drawers

Auction:
3259T
Lot:
1061
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3259T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Maple High Chest of Drawers, Massachusetts, c. 1740-60, the upper section with molded cornice above five graduated drawers, set into lower section of two long drawers, the bottom one with a three-drawer facade centering a fan, on valanced skirt joining four cabriole legs ending in pad feet on high platforms, ht. 71, wd. 37 1/2, dp. 19 in.
The Marge Staufer Americana Collection
Estimate $3,000-5,000

there is evidence of old oval brasses in the surface of drawerfronts, but new brasses cover any old holes. There is a long thumbmolding repair to the upper edge of the bottom drawer in the upper section. There are somewhat minor shrinkage cracks to the sides of the case.



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Art genres, Cabriole leg, Chest of drawers, Club foot, Culture, Drawer, Furniture, High chest of drawers, Visual arts

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