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Lot 3: CHIPPENDALE TALL CHEST OF DRAWERS.Platinum House
August 31, 2012
Delaware, OH, USALive Auction
CHIPPENDALE TALL CHEST OF DRAWERS.
Pennsylvania, late 18th century, cherry, pine and poplar. Ogee feet, dovetailed case, fluted quarter columns, three over two over four dovetailed drawers with edge beading and cove molded cornice. Full dust shelves between drawers. Original brasses. Retains old dark surface. Minor imperfections. 64"h. 43.75"w. 22.75"d.
Minor age crack in one end and cornice has minor edge damage. Feet have nailed repairs. Bottom inscription " remodeled June the 28, 1913. G.H. Lower Nazareth, PA." probably refers to the renailing and minor repair to feet. Feet facing are repaired with original pieces and there is minor regluing on the blocking. Finely crazed, early 20th C. varnish stain.
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