Sale 10AM01 | Lot 224

Queen Anne Walnut Bonnet Top High Chest

Catalogue: American Furniture & Decorative Arts
Queen Anne Walnut Bonnet Top High Chest

Lot Details

Lot 224
Queen Anne Walnut Bonnet Top High Chest
Salem, Massachusetts, circa 1760
In two parts, the upper section with molded swan's neck crest and three urn and flame finials, above a case with fan carved central drawer and two thumbmolded small drawers and four graduated long drawers, all flanked by reeded pilasters, resting on a lower section with a molded edge, over one long and three small drawers, the central drawer with fan carving and a valanced skirt with two acorn drops, raised on cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Height 7 feet 4 inches, width 43 1/2 inches, depth 22 inches.

Provenance:
Seaver House, Kingston, Massachusetts, 1756
Ginsburg & Levy, Inc., New York

Estate of Sara K. Greene

Estimate: $35,000 - $45,000
Sold for $21,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Cornice returns on scrolled arch replaced; pilasters probably later; all of the drawers, except the three long drawers in the upper case, have been remolded along the edges; drawer blades do not exhibit any wear, indicating interior restoration.


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Estimate: $35,000 - $45,000
Sold for $21,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Furniture & Decorative Arts

Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 10am EDT
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