VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY PAINT-DECORATED PINE CHEST WITH DRAWER, MILFORD, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1730
VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY PAINT-DECORATED PINE CHEST WITH DRAWER, MILFORD, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1730
VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY PAINT-DECORATED PINE CHEST WITH DRAWER, MILFORD, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1730
VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY PAINT-DECORATED PINE CHEST WITH DRAWER, MILFORD, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1730
VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY PAINT-DECORATED PINE CHEST WITH DRAWER, MILFORD, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1730
VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY PAINT-DECORATED PINE CHEST WITH DRAWER, MILFORD, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1730
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Property from the Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY PAINT-DECORATED PINE CHEST WITH DRAWER, MILFORD, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1730

Estimate: 18,000 - 25,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY PAINT-DECORATED PINE CHEST WITH DRAWER, MILFORD, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1730

Estimate: 18,000 - 25,000 USD

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Description

VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY PAINT-DECORATED PINE CHEST WITH DRAWER, MILFORD, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1730


appears to retain its original hardware and fragments of its original leather hinges; proper front left foot replaced.

Height 33 ⅛ in. by Width 38 ¼ in. by Depth 19 ¼ in.

Condition Report

Appears to retain the original hardware and fragments of the old leather hinges. The proper front left foot is 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.

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Provenance

John S. Walton, Griswold, Connecticut;

Vogel Collection no. 316.

Catalogue Note

The floral paint decoration on this chest is based on the motif of a three-petaled flower using a template. This is one of nine known board chests with closely related decoration. Five of these chest are located at the following: the Colonel Ashley House, Ashley Falls, Massachusetts; Connecticut Historical Society; Metropolitan Museum of Art (acc. no. 34.128); Darien Historical Society, Bates-Scofield House, Darien, Connecticut; Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association; while the remaining three are in private collections (see John T. Kirk, Connecticut Furniture: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, (Hartford: Wadsworth Atheneum, 1967), p. 31, no. 50, Frances Gruber Safford, American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Early Colonial Period: the Seventeenth-Century and William and Mary Styles, (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007), pp. 247-9, no. 103, Sara Emerson Rolleston, Historic Houses and Interiors in Southern Connecticut, (New York: Hastings House Pub., 1976), p. 127, Dean A. Fales, Jr., The Furniture of Historic Deerfield, (New York: Dutton, 1976), no. 382), (see John T. Kirk, Connecticut Furniture: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, (Hartford: Wadsworth Atheneum, 1967), p. 31, no. 49, John Walton advertisement, Maine Antique Digest, May 1984, p. 39D, Sotheby’s, New York, The Bertram K Little and Nina Fletcher Little Collection, January 29, 1994, sale 6526, lot 291). The Connecticut Historical Society chest is the only one to have an early history that states it descended in the Neddleton family of Milford, Connecticut.

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