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3585T Marlborough
April 1, 2021 12:00 PM - April 12, 2021 07:00 PMCalender

Cherry Carved Chest-on-chest

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3585T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 01, 2021 12:00PM


Cherry Carved Chest-on-chest, Norwich, Connecticut, late 18th century, the cove-molded and dentil-carved cornice above a central fan-carved drawers flanked by two short drawers and four drawers below, set into a lower case of two drawers on scrolled bracket feet, mostly original brasses, old refinish, ht. 74 1/2, wd. 40, dp. 20 in.
The Collection of Donald Ballou Reid, Butternut Farm, Glastonbury, Connecticut.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

some thumbmolding patches, crack to upper right drawer front, shrinkage cracks and separations to side, one foot cracked and repaired, three of the four vertical glue blocks on underside missing, possible old replacement to at least one flat triangular glue block.

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