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Chippendale Carved Walnut Dressing Table

Auction:
3167B
Lot:
207
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3167B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Chippendale Carved Walnut Dressing Table, Philadelphia, c. 1765, the molded top with notched corners above the case of long drawer above two short drawers centering a shell- and foliate-carved center drawer, all flanked by fluted quarter columns, the shaped and scrolled skirt joining cabriole legs with shell-carved knees and scroll-carved returns ending in claw-and-ball feet, ht. 29 1/2, case wd. 32, case dp. 18 1/2 in.

Provenance: David Stockwell, Wilmington, Delaware, c. 1962.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

two-board top appears reglued and reset. Old brace on underside has two old screw holes (but no screws) which seem to be evidence of an effort to keep top attached. some newer screws holding knee returns in place.


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

David Stockwell, Arts, Cabriole leg, Culture, Drawer, Furniture, Lowboy, Visual arts, Walnut, Philadelphia, Wilmington

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