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Lot 0896
American Chippendale-Style Figured Mahogany High Chest of Drawers

mid-19th century, in the style of Thomas Affleck, Philadelphia, in two parts, the upper section with a molded broken arched pediment with carved rosettes and three flame finials, fitted with a central drawer with a relief-carved shell and acanthus appliques, flanked by two smaller drawers and above four graduated long drawers, the lower case with a long drawer above three side-by-side drawers, the center drawer matching the center drawer in the upper case, with an elaborately shaped skirt with applied carvings, raised on cabriole legs with shell-carved knees and ending in ball-and-claw feet, retaining its original brass hardware.
h. 93", w. 44", d. 22"


In excellent condition. Refinished at one time with good, rich color. Horizontal shrinkage crack to the right proper side of the base and two vertical shrinkage cracks to each side of the upper case. Very well- carved details. Retains original brasses and has a working key for the locks.

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American Chippendale-Style Mahogany High Chest

Estimate $2,500 - $4,000Jul 29, 2018