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Property of a Private Collector, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

VERY RARE MINIATURE CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED WALNUT CHEST OF DRAWERS, BERKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1780

Auction Closed

January 26, 08:38 PM GMT

Estimate

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

VERY RARE MINIATURE CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED WALNUT CHEST OF DRAWERS, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1780


appears to retain its original brass pulls.

Height 16 ¼ in. by Width 14 ⅜ in. by Depth 9 in.

Please note the following amendments to the printed catalogue: Please note that the location should be Berks County, Pennsylvania rather than Lancaster County.

The carving on this miniature chest relates directly to that found on furniture made in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. For related pieces see John J. Snyder Jr. “The Bachman Attributions: A Reconsideration,” Magazine Antiques 105, no. 5 (May 1974): 1056–65; also John J. Snyder Jr., “Carved Chippendale Case Furniture from Lancaster, Pennsylvania,” Magazine Antiques 107, no. 5 (May 1975): 964–75.