A Queen Anne maple fan-carved high chest of drawers, flat top, molded cornice over nine drawers; shaped apron joining cabriole legs resting on pad feet. The red stained surface appears to be original as are the brasses. (Any imperfections are minor, commensurate with age and use; pigment loss to lowercase drawer fronts as depicted; right rear proper knee return is missing; height: 67.5”, cornice width: 39.5”, top case width: 36”, depth: 18.5”; bottom case is 38” wide by 20” deep.)
Crown molding above three short-drawers over two short-drawers over three long-drawers; the case raised on frame resting on cabriole legs joined by beautifully shaped apron. (Dimensions: H: 67.75"; W: 41"; D: 23")
The rectangular cove-molded top over an upper case having five thumb molded
graduated long drawers, the molded lower case with two similarly molded long drawers,
above a shaped apron joining cabriole legs featuring shaped returns, the legs resting on
platform pad feet. The tops of drawer sides (secondary) feature double arch molding.
Third drawer in top section displays loss to lip at corner; approximately 15-inches of
bottom drawer top lip was cracked as so many are…now glued. As depicted, the bottom
drawer of lower case has lip loss at corner. We have an excellent restored that can
successfully repair and color at a reasonable rate. Lovely two-to-one proportions.
(Height: 75"; bottom case: 38.25" x 19.25"'; top case: 35.75" x 17.5")
A carved walnut high chest [highboy], the upper case features a beautifully molded cornice above an arrangement of two short and three graduated long drawers; the lower case with one long drawer over three short drawers, the center drawer with a carved fan, above a shaped apron, on cabriole resting on claw and ball feet. (Repair to back right leg, else very good; height: 71”, width: 39”, depth: 22”).
High chest of drawers with flat top, molded projecting cornice; upper section having four graduated thumb molded drawers; lower case having three aligned drawers all above a triple arcade apron and drop finials; the sides displaying ogee cutout profiles. The whole raised on delicate cabriole legs resting on well-shaped feet with full pads (Base: 34 by 35.5 by 19.5"; top: 35 by 31 by 18.5")
Material: Maple with some figure, chestnut secondary wood
Condition: Excellent, retains a pleasing old surface, probably from the second quarter
of the 20th century. There is minor evidence of old, inactive pesting in the feet.
The drop finial is missing, else fine.
Additional Information: Clearly… instantly recognizable as a Newport form, featuring
the classic Highly desirable deeply scalloped apron and detachable legs. The waist
molding is attached to the top case. Molded cornice, the upper section with two aligned
drawers over four long drawers, the base with a single long drawer over three aligned
short drawers, with shaped apron, on detachable cabriole legs resting on turned pad
feet. (full pads)
The provenance is recorded in/on a 19th century hand-written paper attached to a
drawer bottom, which traces the order of decent through the Bridgham family of Bristol,
Maple and poplar, old red paint
The frieze incorporating a hidden document drawer over an arrangement of eight drawers, shaped skirt joining cabriole legs resting on pad feet. (Replaced brasses, some old and minor repairs; Height: 66.5"; Bottom Case: width: 37.75"; depth: 21"; Top Case: width: 36"; depth: 20")
A two-part high chest, the upper section featuring two short over three long drawers, resting on a three drawer base raised on trumpet/bell-turned legs joined by flat serpentine stretchers on robust ball feet. Old Victorian surface including ebonized legs, stretchers and moldings. The brasses are not original, other minor imperfections congruent with age and use…legs and molding are original. (Height: 61.5”, bottom case measures 39 by 21”, top case measures 35.25 by 19”)
(We note that there are minor surface boroughs limited to apron under lower case center drawer caused by beetle larvae long ago; this will be easily rectified by a skilled woodworker. There is a chip to proper left crown molding at outside edge; loss to one knee-return, otherwise clean and very attractive. H: 71.75", top case W: 37.75", top case D: 18", bottom case W: 39.5", bottom case D: 19")
The drawer organization, graduation and carving; split top drawer configuration and positioning of brasses in concert with design elements of apron, and graceful cabriole legs; produce a very pleasing and successful form displaying the makers competence.
Excellent condition, replaced hardware; H: 68.5"; top case W: 38.25"; top case D: 20"; bottom case W: 37.25"; bottom case D: 20".
Bold crown-molding above upper case having three short drawers over four graduated drawers; lowercase with three short drawers over single long drawer, drawers are thumb-molded with overhanging lips. The whole raised on cabriole legs resting on claw-and-ball feet joined by scalloped apron. Period brasses are in original borings; three bails and two back-plates in lower case are replaced. We note that there are a few minor lip issues that will easily be respired. (H: 74.25"; bottom case W: 40"; bottom case D: 21.5"; top case W: 36"; top case D: 19.5")
Rectangular molded top above the upper case of four overhanging thumb-molded and graduated long drawers, the top drawer molded to simulate three short drawers; molded lower case with two long drawers; the fan carved bottom drawer simulating three drawers; all above an arcaded apron featuring a pair of lobed drops. The case raised on cabriole legs featuring carved returns and pad feet on platforms.
This finely striped example remains in superb condition with no drawer lip repairs; probably old-refinish; now with rich color; one side-return is missing as is one brass bail, the brasses appear to be period are within the original borings.
(H: 65", bottom case W: 40.5", bottom case D: 19.75", top case W: 39", top case D: 18")
An extremely early classic first generation highboy that has survived in excellent condition, retaining its original brasses, legs, feet, and stretchers. The shapes of front and side skirts conform to stretcher profile; front skirt is edged with cock beading, some of which is restored. There are minor veneer repairs and possibly some small replacements to stretcher appliques; finish is late 20th century.
(Height: 60.25"; base width: 39.25"; base depth: 22"; top case width: 37"; top case depth: 20.75".)
An unusually small and early example, influenced by Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts shop traditions. The choice of woods, the drawer design and organization; apron configuration and the elongated Dutch pad feet suggest a coastal origin. The chest remains in good condition, and features an appealing surface with considerable old color and patina. (Height: 61.5"; top case width: 37.5"; top case depth: 17"; bottom case width: 38.5"; bottom case depth: 19")
274-105 - SOLD
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