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Cherry and Figured Maple Shell-carved Scroll-top High Chest

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
739
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 13, 2018 4:30PM

Description:

Cherry and Figured Maple Shell-carved Scroll-top High Chest, Connecticut, mid-18th century, the top section with central shaped plinth and three turned finials, three short and four long drawers, set into a lower section of long drawer and three short drawers, the central short drawer in each section carved with a large fan above a smaller one, all on a shaped skirt with turned pendants joining scroll-carved cabriole legs ending in pad feet, brass pulls appear to be original, refinished, ht. 87, lower case wd. 37 1/4, dp. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

thumbmolding patches, crack to plinth, minor shrinkage cracks to sides, finials replaced.


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

Cherry Maple Shell, Figured Maple Shell, Arts, Cabriole leg, Decorative arts, Drawer, Furniture, Scroll, Visual arts

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