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Sat, Sep 17, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1123

Fine and Rare American Red Gum Kast

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000

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

attributed to Bergen County, New Jersey, circa 1775, excellent proportions with dramatic deeply molded cornice, over two paneled doors opening to shelved interior, two paneled doors centering highly figured panels, lower side hung long drawer with false double front flanked by molded diamond appliques, set on boldly turned ebonized feet, probably original bat wing brass escutcheon, dovetailed construction, 78-1/4 x 74-3/4 x 27 in.

Note: For a nearly identical kast, see "The 18th Century American Kast" in The Magazine Antiques, February 1991, pg. 398-411.

Provenance: Sold Northeast Auctions, August 2005 for $39,000; Collection of C.L. Prickett


in an excellent state of preservation with old finish and mellow patina, original feet, no significant repairs found, some warping to doors, other typical minor repairs, bumps, and surface distress consistent with age and use