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Lot 48: George I burl walnut crossbanded chest of drawers, early 18th century, The rectangular quarter-veneered top over two short and three gr

English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts

Platinum House

by Freeman's

October 9, 2012

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Description: George I burl walnut crossbanded chest of drawers

early 18th century

The rectangular quarter-veneered top over two short and three graduated long drawers, raised on bracket feet.

H: 37 1/4, W: 38 1/2 in.


Property from Ditchley, the Virginia estate of Alfred I. and Jessie Ball duPont.

Condition Report: Old scuffs, marks and scratches consistent with age and use.
Top possibly reveneered
Refinished surface
A few veneer patches
Age splits to sides
Plank separation in drawers
Hardware not original, but old, one mount loose
Feet probably replaced
No key

Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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