Lot 157: George III Mahogany Chest on Chest
January 11, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
George III Mahogany Chest on Chest
Last quarter of the 18th century
In two parts, the bowfronted top with a molded crest above a conforming case fitted with two short and three long drawers, the lower section with a slide over three drawers, raised on splayed legs. Height 6 feet 3 inches, width 45 inches, depth 21 1/2 inches.
C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
Good restored condition, now with shiny varnish, good color, age cracks and rippling to veneers of sides of top and bottom sections along lines of construction underneath, old marks and scratches, perishing to varnish of top drawer of lower section, losses to veneers of upper section at back corner above waisted molding, handles later.
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