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Sat, Oct 3, 2015 09:00AM EDT - Sun, Oct 4, 2015 09:00AM EDT
Lot 369

Philadelphia or Baltimore Chippendale walnut high chest, ca. 1765

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000
Philadelphia or Baltimore Chippendale walnut high chest, ca. 1765, the upper section with a broken arch bonnet and flame finials, above a shell carved drawer resting on a base with shell carved cabriole legs and ball and claw feet, 92 1/2'' h., 39 1/4'' w. Illustrated in Baltimore Furniture 1760-1810, fig. 125. Provenance: Descended in the family of Hugh Birckhead (1788-1853), a resident of Baltimore.

Condition

Repaired break to one broken arch at rosette. Original finials, but several chips and lacking central plynth. Original brasses. A few small lip losses and repairs. Lacking two side knee returns.