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Sat, May 21, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 866

Chippendale Figured Mahogany Knee Hole Dressing Bureau

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1760, underside with incised inscription "E. Hovay?, 1760 Made", figured mahogany throughout with white pine secondary, block front drawers set with bat wing brasses and escutcheons, eight drawers, valance drawer, and central tombstone paneled door, 30 x 32 x 19-1/2 in.

Provenance: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Pfaffenroth


brasses replaced, scattered cracks and minor repairs at drawer facings, one case side with three plugged holes, other small nail scars (probably from previous bracing now removed), top drawer formerly fitted with two dividers, now missing, restorations and repairs at central door framing, feet partially original with scattered repairs and restorations, each corner of top with patch and repair