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Lot 6010: EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE MINIATURE WILLIAM AND MARY TURNED AND JOINED WALNUT FLAT-TOP HIGH CHEST OF DRAWERS, CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1725 |

Property from the Collection of E. Newbold and Margaret du Pont Smith

by Sotheby's

January 21, 2017

New York, NY, USA

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  • EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE MINIATURE WILLIAM AND MARY TURNED AND JOINED WALNUT FLAT-TOP HIGH CHEST OF DRAWERS, CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1725 |
  • EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE MINIATURE WILLIAM AND MARY TURNED AND JOINED WALNUT FLAT-TOP HIGH CHEST OF DRAWERS, CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1725 |
  • EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE MINIATURE WILLIAM AND MARY TURNED AND JOINED WALNUT FLAT-TOP HIGH CHEST OF DRAWERS, CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1725 |
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Description: retains a rich historic surface, appears to retain its original cast brass hardware.

Condition Report: Patches to several drawer lips.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Provenance: Iren B. Orwell, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
Charlotte and Edgar Sittig, Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pennsylvania;
Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Cambridge, Maryland;
Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., New York, The Garbisch Collection Volume Four, Important American Furniture and Related Decorative Arts, May 23, 1980, sale H-2, lot 1054.

Dimensions: Height 24 3/4 in. by Width 14 1/4 in. by Depth 9 3/4 in.

Literature: Lindsey, Jack. Worldly Goods: The Arts of Early Pennsylvania, 1680-1758, (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1999) fig. 165, pg. 105, no. 41, pg. 143.

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