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August 11, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Painted Chest over Drawers

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3278M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 11, 2019 10:00AM


Painted Chest over Drawers, Old Saybrook/Guilford, Connecticut, area, late 17th/early 18th century, the top opens on snipe hinges above a well and single arch-molded case with two drawers below, applied lower molding and modern ball feet, old painted surface of red and white foliate designs under varnish, overall ht. 43 1/2, wd. 38 1/2, dp. 17 1/2 in.

Provenance: Lillian Cogan, 1981.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

when purchased in 1981, the piece had no feet and Lillian Cogan had feet added "in the appropriate manner" according to the consignor's notes. backboards renailed, snipe hinges later

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