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Important Queen Anne Japanned Maple and Pine High Chest of Drawers, Probably Japanned by Robert Davis (d. 1739) and William Randle, Boston, Massachusetts, Circa 1735

Estimate:

200,000 - 300,000 USD

Important Queen Anne Japanned Maple and Pine High Chest of Drawers, Probably Japanned by Robert Davis (d. 1739) and William Randle, Boston, Massachusetts, Circa 1735

Important Queen Anne Japanned Maple and Pine High Chest of Drawers, Probably Japanned by Robert Davis (d. 1739) and William Randle, Boston, Massachusetts, Circa 1735

Estimate:

200,000 - 300,000 USD

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Important Queen Anne Japanned Maple and Pine High Chest of Drawers

Probably Japanned by Robert Davis (d. 1739) and William Randle

Boston, Massachusetts

Circa 1735


Appears to retain its original cast engraved brass hardware.

Height 71 in. by Width 40 1/2 in. by Depth 22 3/4 in.

Central vertical backboard replaced. The back edge of upper case sides with rear 2 3/4 inches replaced. Proper right top drawer in upper case lacking lock, later finish nails added to front and back of drawer bottoms to stabilize, later replacement poplar guides added to the left and right sides of the drawers bottom, upper two inches of drawer backboard replaced. Proper left top drawer with replaced applied drawer guides on bottom of drawer, 3 inch long piece of drawer bottom replaced. First horizontal long drawer in upper case retaining its original lock, replaced drawer guides on both sides on underside of drawer, drawer bottoms later re-secured with wire finish nails, lacking key hole escutcheon plate. Second horizontal long drawer in upper case with replaced drawer guides on both sides on underside of drawer, retains its original lock. Third horizontal long drawer in upper case with replaced drawer guides on both sides on underside of drawer, retains its original lock, lacking proper left brass pull. The cases interior drawer supports are replaced. The interior of the bottom drawer compartment with two later strips added to areas of drawer wear on interior of case. Proper right top drawer in bottom case with replaced drawer guides on both sides on underside of drawer. Proper left top drawer in bottom case with replaced drawer guides on both sides on underside of drawer, lacking lock. Center drawer in bottom case with replaced drawer guides on both sides on underside of drawer. Proper left square drawer in lower case the brass post to secure the brass pole are later 18th century replacements. Lacking finial drops. Proper left wafer replaced. Appears to be lacking possibly edge banding on front skirt. Drawer runners in lower case replaced. Lacking proper right side knee return. Lacking proper left front and front side knee returns (three returns lacking). The proper left toe laminate is detached and needs to be re-secured. Proper left rear leg laminated and appears original in how its constructed. The feet all have a half inch added wafer to the bottoms of the feet. A scientific paint analysis report conducted on this chair is available with the department upon request.


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Olive Spaulding (1902-1989), Lexington, Massachusetts.