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Hanging Miniature Chest of Four Drawers

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
13
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Hanging Miniature Chest of Four Drawers, New England, 19th century, dovetail construction, four rectangular drawers with brass knob pulls on a case with shaped hanging bracket, the front of the case and drawers with red and brown putty paint, 13 1/2, wd. 6 1/2, dp. 5 1/2 in.

Provenance: purchased from Kaja Veilleux, Skowhegan, Maine, in the early days of his 'picking.'
The Collection of Gail & Don Piatt
Estimate $800-1,200


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.

Keywords

Kaja Veilleux, Don Piatt, Skowhegan, Chest, Containers, Dovetail joint, Drawer, Furniture, Industrial processes, Procedural knowledge, Visual arts

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