Queen Anne Blanket Chest, Best Proportions and Surface, Outstanding

New Hampshire, Possibly Dover

Queen Anne Blanket Chest, Best Proportions and Surface, Outstanding

Wonderful form displaying two-to-one proportions, desirable original natural surface, and featuring unique hand wrought iron hardware. The lift top with applied moldings above a deep chest above two working drawers; the whole on molded base raised on exceptionally tall [cyma recta profile] feet, each with small cusp. Drawer secondary wood beautifully molded; large early type dovetail joinery.

Item Date: Circa 1740

Estimated Year: 1740

Measurement: Height: 46"; width: 34.5"; depth: 17.25"

Material: Northeastern white pine, wrought iron hardware

Item Condition: Very good, The drawers were originally designed without pulls. Tiny piercings that do not entirely penetrate drawer fronts suggest that small brass pulls were likely added before the wonderful current blacksmith-made hardware probably dating to circa 1800. Top lip of bottom drawer displays losses.

Price: $8,350

SKU 935-104

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

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