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Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Auction:
2855B
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2855B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the shaped molded top above a cockbeaded case of four graduated drawers, all on carved claw-and-ball feet, old replaced brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 33 3/4, wd. 37 1/4, dp. 18 3/4 in.

Note: indistinct chalk inscription on top drawer bottom appears to read "Basle Williams."
Estimate $6,000-8,000

some glue blocks replaced. There are four plugged holes in the top near the center of the back edge. The top board of the back boards is an old replacement.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Chest, Chest of drawers, Drawer, Furniture, Monumental brass

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