American Furniture and Decorations - Sale 06AM01 - Lot 2245Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at 10am
Chippendale Maple Chest on Chest
Dunlap School, New Hampshire area, late 18th/early 19th century
The straight molded and carved cornice above a conforming case enclosing a frieze drawer, carved as three, and four long drawers, the lower section having two long drawers, the top carved as two and the bottom carved as three centering a fan, over a frame carved at the center with scrolls flanked by fans, raised on short cabriole legs. Height 6 feet 5 inches, width 39 1/4 inches, depth 19 1/4 inches.
Sold for $90,000 (Includes Buyer's Premium)
Refinished, hardware replaced, loss to lower drawer lip, one knee return replaced, drawer bottoms probably replaced, drawer runners variously restored.
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