CHIPPENDALE GREEN AND RED PAINTED PINE BLANKET CHEST, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1800
retains original wrought iron key.
Height 29 ¾ in. by Width 53 in. by Depth 23 ¼ in.
In overall fine condition. Wear, discoloration and loses to edges consistent with age and use. Retains rich and vibrant coloration to the chartreuse and teal surfaces, however the pumpkin color is slightly faded retaining the original color behind the molding of the drawer edges. One of the till tenons is cracked and lost, but still holds the lid up. The feet had been previously detached and restored.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Stephen Score, Boston, Massachusetts.