This remarkably diverse private collection contains objects from the early-18th to the mid-19th centuries. Many of the masterpieces are from major colonial cabinetmaking centers, including Boston, Salem, Portsmouth, Newport, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore. Overall, the collection is a testament to Dr. McCallister’s discerning eye, refined taste and passion for the finest quality.
Highlights from the 26 January sale of Important Americana: Property from the Collection of Dr. Larry McCallister included:
The Important Hall Family Chippendale Carved and Figured Mahogany Bonnet-Top Block-Front Chest-on-Chest, Attributed to Benjamin Frothingham, Charleston, Massachusetts, Circa 1770