976
976
A VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY 'LINE-AND-BERRY' INLAID WALNUT DOCUMENT BOX, PROBABLY CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1740
Estimate
15,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 32,500 USD
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976
A VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY 'LINE-AND-BERRY' INLAID WALNUT DOCUMENT BOX, PROBABLY CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1740
Estimate
15,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 32,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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New York

A VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY 'LINE-AND-BERRY' INLAID WALNUT DOCUMENT BOX, PROBABLY CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1740
retain early historic surface; feet replaced.
Height 8 1/4 in. by Width 21 1/8 in. by Depth 16 7/8 in.: 21 by 53.6 by 42.9 cm.
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Provenance

Dr. and Mrs. Milton Hopkins, Manhasset, New York;
Christie’s, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver and Decorative Arts, January 23, 1982, sale 5114, lot 396;
Alan Miller, Quakertown, Pennsylvania, May 1992;
Vogel Collection no. 565.

Literature

William C. Ketchum Jr., The Knopf Collector's Guide to American Antiques: Furniture: Volume 2 - Chests, Cupboards, Desks & Other Pieces, (New York, Knopf, 1982), no. 40.

Catalogue Note

Additional information on line-and-berry inlaid furniture is available in Lee Ellen Griffith, “The line-and-berry inlaid furniture of eighteenth-century Chester county, Pennsylvania,” Magazine Antique, vol. 135, no. 5, May 1989, pp. 1202-11.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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New York