Sale 17AM01 | Lot 244

Chippendale Walnut High Chest

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 244
Chippendale Walnut High Chest
Philadelphia, circa 1775
The scrolled pediment with three flame finials above an arrangement of five small drawers, the center drawer with concave shell flanked by foliage, and three long drawers, the lower section with a long drawer over three small drawers, the center drawer with concave shell flanked by foliage, the scalloped apron centering a shell, raised on acanthus carved cabriole legs ending in claw and ball feet. Height 8 feet 1 inch, width 42 inches, depth 21 inches.
Sale: Mrs. Gertrude H. Camp The Hayloft, Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania, the Anderson Galleries, New York, January 20-21, 1928, sale 2222, lot 213
accompanied by a catalogue from this auction and a photograph of the chest in situ.


Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Unsold

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Finials replaced; rosettes probably replaced; restorations to crest and pediment; older replaced hardware; vertical drip stain across front of four drawers; small loss to scrolled ornament of upper center drawer; upper center drawer probably re-built; spot stains to sides, especially lower left case; a few shrinkage cracks to lower right of case; some scrapes to mid-molding; lower center drawer lighter in color; 2 1/2" rectangular patch under left pull of one large drawer


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Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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