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3500T Marlborough
November 13, 2020 12:00 PM - November 23, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

Carved Walnut Dower Chest

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3500T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 13, 2020 12:00PM


Carved Walnut Dower Chest, Pennsylvania or New Jersey, late 18th century, with molded top opening to a lidded till and drawer, the dovetailed case with reeded and beaded band above thumb-molded drawers, all on bracket feet centering a reeded fan drop pendant, replaced brasses, old surface, ht. 28 3/4, wd. 48, dp. 23 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

This dower chest is well made and in very nice condition. The base is full height and has not been ended out. The brasses were likely replaced c. 1920s, and the lock in the center drawer is gone.

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