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1632

VERY FINE AND RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED CHERRYWOOD HIGH CHEST OF DRAWERS, PROBABLY WETHERSFIELD, CONNECTICUT, POSSIBLY HARTFORD, CIRCA 1765

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Property of Various Owners

VERY FINE AND RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED CHERRYWOOD HIGH CHEST OF DRAWERS, PROBABLY WETHERSFIELD, CONNECTICUT, POSSIBLY HARTFORD, CIRCA 1765

VERY FINE AND RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED CHERRYWOOD HIGH CHEST OF DRAWERS, PROBABLY WETHERSFIELD, CONNECTICUT, POSSIBLY HARTFORD, CIRCA 1765

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

32,500

USD

VERY FINE AND RARE QUEEN ANNE CARVED CHERRYWOOD HIGH CHEST OF DRAWERS, PROBABLY WETHERSFIELD, CONNECTICUT, POSSIBLY HARTFORD, CIRCA 1765


retains a dark rich possibly original surface.

Height 69 ¼ in. by Width 39 in. by Depth 21 ¾ in.; Case Width 34 ¼ in.

Secondary wood: white pine. Hardware replaced.


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.

This wonderfully proportioned high chest of drawers relates directly to other high chests made in the Wethersfield, Connecticut area; most notably to the Porter-Belden high chest and en suite dressing table in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum (see Thomas P. Kugelman and Alice K. Kugelman with Robert Lionetti, Connecticut Valley Furniture: Eliphalet Chapin and his Contemporaries, 1750-1800, (Hartford, CT: Connecticut Historical Society Museum: Distributed by University Press of New England, 2005), pp. 53-61).