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Fan-Carved Highboy, Flat Top High Chest,
Original as Found Condition, Surface & Brasses Too,
New Hampshire, Circa 1750 – 1780
Diminutive size remaining in original condition…about two-to-one proportions - SOLD


Fan-Carved Highboy, Flat Top High Chest,
Original as Found Condition, Surface & Brasses Too, 
New Hampshire, Circa 1750 – 1780, entire view

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.)

1223-2 - SOLD




Chest on Frame, Chippendale, Claw and Ball Feet, Scrolled and Spurred Apron
Chester County, Pennsylvania, Circa 1780
Period brasses within original borings may be original, walnut and poplar - SOLD


Antique Chippendale Chest on Frame with Clab and Ball Feet, Circa 1780, angle view

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")




18th Century Queen Anne Highboy,
Original Surface & Hardware
Northshore of Massachusetts, Likely Salem
Cherry, white pine, possible
original surface…wonderful rich color - SOLD


18th Century Queen Anne Highboy, Original Surface & Hardware
Northshore of Massachusetts, Likely Salem
Cherry, white pine, possible original surface…wonderful rich color, entire view

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")

SOLD

1283-36




Antique Highboy, Queen Anne
Carved Claw, Ball Feet & Fan,
Period Brass Hardware Likely Salem, Massachusetts, Circa 1750-1775
A fine and attractive example in mahogany - SOLD


Antique Highboy, Queen Anne, Carved Claw,Ball Feet and Fan

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”).

SOLD

270-148




Antique Queen Anne Highboy, Diminutive
Rich Color and Patina
New England, Maple
Likely Rhode Island, C. 1725-1750 - SOLD


Antique Queen Anne Highboy with Rich Color and Patina, New England, 18th Century, angle view

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")

SOLD

271-44




Highboy, Classic Newport, Rhode Island High Chest, Deeply Scalloped Apron
Original Brass Hardware
Date/Period: 1745-1760 - SOLD


Highboy, Classic Newport, Rhode Island High Chest, Deeply Scalloped Apron Original Brass Hardware, entire view 1

Measurement: Height; 72.5"; width: 37.5"; depth: 19.75"

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,
Rhode Island.

SOLD

270-262




Antique Highboy, Figured Walnut,
Original Surface & Engraved Brass Hardware Boston, Circa 1730 – 1750 Walnut, walnut veneer, herringbone banding, white pine secondary wood - SOLD


Antique Highboy, Figured Walnut, Original Surface

(Excellent original condition; height: 65.75"; bottom case: width: 39.25"; depth: 20.5"; top case: width: 37.75"; depth: 19.75")

SOLD

270-155




Antique Highboy, Queen Anne, Molded Cornice with Drawer, Vintage Red Paint, By Decent, Brainard Family, Early Connecticut Collectors, Friends of Nutting Possibly Hartford, Connecticut, circa 1730-1740 - SOLD


Antique Highboy, Queen Anne, Molded cornice with drawer

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")

572-89 - SOLD




William and Mary Highboy, Old Surface, Shaped Apron, Original Ball Feet
Massachusetts, Circa 1690-1725
Maple with some figure and white pine…diminutive size - SOLD


William and Mary Highboy, Old Surface, Shaped Apron, Original Ball Feet Massachusetts, Circa 1690-1725, entire view
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”)

572-96 - SOLD




Flat Top Highboy, Molded Cornice, Shaped Apron, Fan Carved, Original Hardware
Massachusetts, Likely Boston Area, Circa 1760
Maple; nice old color, clean - SOLD


Flat Top Highboy, Molded Cornice, Shaped Apron, Fan Carved, Original Hardware
Massachusetts, Likely Boston Area, Circa 1760, entire view

(H: 84”, top case W: 36”, top case D: 19.5”, bottom case W: 39”, bottom case D: 22”)

270-120 - SOLD




Queen Anne Bonnet Top Highboy, Fan Carved, Full Bonnet, Period Brasses
Massachusetts, Northshore; Likely Salem, Circa 1765 to 1780
Maple
This item just in, more information to follow, please call if interested - SOLD


Queen Anne Bonnet Top Highboy, Fan Carved, Full Bonnet, Period Brasses
Massachusetts, Northshore; Likely Salem, Circa 1765 to 1780, entire view

(Excellent condition; height to top of finial: 89", top case W: 36", D: 19"; lower case W: 39", D: 20.5".)

843-244 - SOLD




Highboy, Diminutive
Good Color, Perfect Drawer Overhanging Thumb Molding
New England, Circa 1760
A marriage made in heaven - SOLD


Highboy, Diminutive
Good Color, Perfect Drawer Overhanging Thumb Molding
New England, Circa 1760, entire view

(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")

505-108 - SOLD




Highboy, Diminutive and Graceful, Old Surface
Litchfield or Hartford County, Connecticut
Circa 1760 to 1775
Cherry, white pine and poplar - SOLD


Highboy, Diminutive and Graceful, Old Surface
Litchfield or Hartford County, Connecticut
Circa 1760 to 1775, entire view

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".

274-155 - SOLD




Highboy, Period Brass, Fluted Quarter Columns, Carved Feet, All Peg Joinery
Pennsylvania, 18th Century
Walnut and pine - SOLD


Highboy, Period Brass, Fluted Quarter Columns, Carved Feet, All Peg Joinery
Pennsylvania, 18th Century, entire view

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")

410-127 - SOLD




Highboy, Queen Anne, Curly Maple, Carved
New England, North Shore, possibly Salem
Circa 1740 to 1760
Maple, birch and pine - SOLD


Highboy, Queen Anne, Curly Maple, Carved
New England, North Shore, possibly Salem
Circa 1740 to 1760, entire view

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")

1047-1 - SOLD




Queen Anne Highboy, Small Size
New Hampshire
Mahoganized maple - SOLD


Queen Anne Highboy, Small Size
New Hampshire, entire view

(Quarter-round molding added to waist, fan carving is not period, other imperfections; H: 73", W: 38.5", D: 19.25")

572-45 - SOLD




Highboy, Queen Anne, Original Brasses
1740
Cherry - SOLD


Highboy, Queen Anne, Original Brasses
1740
Cherry, entire view

Dimensions: 70.5" H, 38.5" W, 21" D.

336-75 - SOLD




A Rare And Wonderful
William And Mary Veneered Highboy
Boston or New York
Circa 1690-1710
Walnut veneers on pine and oak - SOLD


A Rare And Wonderful
William And Mary Veneered Highboy
Boston or New York
Circa 1690-1710, entire view

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".)

424-40 - SOLD




Highboy, Queen Anne, Diminutive
Coastal Connecticut or Long Island
Circa 1730
Retaining most of the original undisturbed cotter pin secured brasses
Maple and sycamore case, birch legs, hemlock and white pine secondary wood - SOLD


Highboy, Queen Anne, Diminutive
Coastal Connecticut or Long Island
Circa 1730, entire view

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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