18th Century Chest of Drawers, Original Surface History & Iron Hardware

Possibly Connecticut

18th Century Chest of Drawers, Original Surface History & Iron Hardware, Image 1

A fine transitional chest of drawers, the rectangular top with applied cove-molded cornice over map drawer concealed in frieze above two-over-three thumb-molded drawers flanked by solid ends, the whole raised on an applied cut-out bracket-foot base with central drop finial.

The chest retains original delicate wrought-iron pulls and an early, possibly original, bittersweet-painted surface now oxidized to a dark red.

Date: Circa 1775-1800

Measurement: Height: 41.25"; Width at moldings: 39.5"; depth at moldings: 20.75"

Material: Pine, paint, original wrought-iron drawer pulls.

Condition: Very good overall condition with minor to moderate scattered wear commensurate with age and use. Old break and repair with associated small loss to one end [bottom corner] of map drawer facing. Minor shrinkage cracks to case ends as depicted. Map drawer pulls likely old additions.


SKU: 859-79

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

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