Lot 17: George I crossbanded and line inlaid walnut chest on chest, early 18th century, In two parts: the cavetto molded cornice above two shor
October 9, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
George I crossbanded and line inlaid walnut chest on chest
early 18th century
In two parts: the cavetto molded cornice above two short and three long drawers, the base with two short and two long drawers, raised on bracket feet.
H: 70, W: 38, D: 21 in.
Property from Ditchley, the Virginia estate of Alfred I. and Jessie Ball duPont.
Old scuffs, marks and scratches consistent with age and use.
Several (approx 12) areas of 2-4 in. veneer/molding loss.
No shrinkage cracks to sides
Surface refinished in the early 20th century
1st long drawer to lower case stiff.
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