FINE FEDERAL GRAIN-PAINTED AND INCISED-PINWHEEL-DECORATED PINE AND MAPLE CHEST OF DRAWERS, VERMONT, CIRCA 1820
FINE FEDERAL GRAIN-PAINTED AND INCISED-PINWHEEL-DECORATED PINE AND MAPLE CHEST OF DRAWERS, VERMONT, CIRCA 1820
FINE FEDERAL GRAIN-PAINTED AND INCISED-PINWHEEL-DECORATED PINE AND MAPLE CHEST OF DRAWERS, VERMONT, CIRCA 1820
FINE FEDERAL GRAIN-PAINTED AND INCISED-PINWHEEL-DECORATED PINE AND MAPLE CHEST OF DRAWERS, VERMONT, CIRCA 1820
FINE FEDERAL GRAIN-PAINTED AND INCISED-PINWHEEL-DECORATED PINE AND MAPLE CHEST OF DRAWERS, VERMONT, CIRCA 1820
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PROPERTY OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE

FINE FEDERAL GRAIN-PAINTED AND INCISED-PINWHEEL-DECORATED PINE AND MAPLE CHEST OF DRAWERS, VERMONT, CIRCA 1820

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

PROPERTY OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE

FINE FEDERAL GRAIN-PAINTED AND INCISED-PINWHEEL-DECORATED PINE AND MAPLE CHEST OF DRAWERS, VERMONT, CIRCA 1820

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

Lot Sold:4,750USD

Lot Details

Description

FINE FEDERAL GRAIN-PAINTED AND INCISED-PINWHEEL-DECORATED PINE AND MAPLE CHEST OF DRAWERS, VERMONT, CIRCA 1820


Retains a paper label from the Springfield Republican dated July 31, 1966 from Calvin P Call Auctioneer in Colrain, Massachusetts August 6, 1966, from the estate of Ethel Nickles.


Height 42 in. by Width 42 ½ in by Depth 18 ½ in.

Condition Report

Overall fine condition retaining a rich patina. Wear, discoloration, and losses to edges consistent with age and use. The hinges are replaced and there are resulting 1 in. by 5 in. patches along the back end of the top. Some chip losses to the side of the feet consistent with handling. The proper left central drop of the apron is patched approximately 2 in. in height. Front center of the top has a 1/2 in. circular hole that may be consistent with having previously had a lock mechanism that is now lacking.


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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Skinner, Boston, American Folk Art, Decorative Arts & Furniture: The Collection of Marna Anderson, March 21, 1998, sale 1831;

Stephen Score, Boston, Massachusetts.

A New Dimension of Tradition: Important American Folk Art, Proceeds of the Sale to Benefit a New Folk Art Initiative at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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