Sale 19AM01 | Lot 197

Chippendale Mahogany Bonnet-Top High Chest

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 197
Chippendale Mahogany Bonnet-Top High Chest
Probably Salem, circa 1770
The enclosed bonnet with three flame finials over a convex shell carved drawer and two small drawers above four graduated long drawers all flanked by fluted pilasters, the lower section with a long drawer over a convex shell carved drawer and two drawers, above a scrolled apron on angular cabriole legs and claw and ball feet. Height 7 feet 5 3/4 inches, width 42 3/4 inches, depth 22 1/2 inches.


Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Top section:
center finial with cracks to base, cracks to enclosed bonnet, finials replaced, old not very noticeable patch above convex shell carving and repair to interior of drawer front from previous lock, later back boards below pediment in upper section, few edge chips to drawers

Lower section:
Cracking and added rails to rear of back legs on case, repair to interior of drawer front from previous lock, few edge chips to drawers, few dents and filled holes to center shell drawer, wear to feet


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Catalogue Info

American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Wed, Mar 27, 2019 at 10am EDT
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