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Fri, Jun 10, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 251

Johannes Baughman Pennsylvania Chippendale schrank

Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

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Johannes Baughman (Bachman), Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Chippendale walnut schrank, ca. 1790, signed on inside bottom under right drawer, with bold stepped cornice over a case with raised arched panels centered by fluted pilasters, all resting on a base of two drawers, 82" h., 86" w, 30 3/8" d. John Baughman (1746-1829) worked in Conestoga Township in Lancaster County. Dust jacket illustration in Hess Mennonite Arts and discussed on pages 54-55. Illustrated in The Pennsylvania Germans, A Celebration of their Arts 1683-1850, Garvin & Hummel, plate 28. See Chippendale Furniture of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, John J. Snyder, Jr. unpublished M. A. thesis, University of Delaware, June 1976. Provenance: An auction held in the first block of King Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania to a doctor; Mark and Marjorie Allen; Keith Collis at the Brandywine River Museum Show; Don and Patricia Herr, June 1980.

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