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Fine Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers, Attributed to John Cogswell, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1770
appears to retain its original cast brass hardware, indistinctly signed on the underside of the top drawer.
Height 33 1/2 in. by Width 37 in. by Depth 21 1/4 in.; Width of case 34 1/4 in.
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Provenance

Wayne Pratt, Inc., Woodbury, Connecticut.

Catalogue Note

The hardware on this chest relates to a similar example by John Gold of Birmingham, England, which is illustrated in Donald L. Fennimore's Metalwork in Early America (Winterthur, Delaware: Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Inc., 1996) on page 436, no. 307.

Important Americana

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New York