A Chippendale mahogany block front chest on chest

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Lot 1055
A Chippendale mahogany block front chest on chest

Sold for US$ 42,000 inc. premium
A Chippendale mahogany block front chest on chest
Boston or Charlestown
third quarter 18th century

The upper chest with a molded swan's neck pediment terminating in rosette and leaf carved medallions divided and flanked by urn and flame finials above a fan and scrolled foliate carved drawer flanked by short drawers over four long graduated drawers within beaded surrounds flanked by reeded pilasters headed by Corinthian capitals, bale handles on either side; the lower block front chest with four long graduated drawers above an outswept base with shaped pendants raised on bracket feet.
height 7ft 3 3/4in (2.23m); width 42in (1.07m); depth 25 1/2in (65cm)
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