Chippendale Four Drawer Chest in Original Paint, Dry Patina

Possibly York, Maine

Chippendale Four Drawer Chest in Original Paint, Dry Patina

The chest, displaying good proportions, features an outstanding surface of oxidized rarely encountered puce color paint. Pam Boynton purchased the chest in Southern Maine decades ago for her personal collection.

The projecting top over a conforming cockbeaded case of four drawers on a molded base raised on shapely bracket feet.

Item Date: Late 18th Century

Estimated Year: 1775

Measurement: Height: 34"; Width: 37"; Depth: 19"

Material: Maple, white pine

Item Condition: Very good, original surface, else commensurate with age and use. It appears that the chest originally had turned wood drawer-pulls. The period brass hardware was likely installed during the early nineteenth century. The bails are signed "HJ"... attributed to Thomas Hands and William Jenkins [Birmingham]; worked in partnership 1791-1805.

Price: $3,250

SKU 1480-10

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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