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Early Red-painted Chest over Drawer

Auction:
3278M
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

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

Description:

Early Red-painted Chest over Drawer, Connecticut, c. 1700, the top with cleated ends above a well with till and single drawer below, the arch-molded case with applied lower molding on turned front feet and rear brackets, the facade of the case paint-decorated with floral blossoms and tendrils in white, black, and red, (minor restoration), ht. 30 1/2, wd. 31 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in.

Provenance: Mary Dana Wells Collection; Lillian Cogan, 1984.

Note: Paint inscription on the reverse reads "A. Whiting/Clinton, Ct."
Estimate $6,000-8,000

paint enhanced, part of lower molding replaced, damage to one pintel hinge


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