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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Jul 16, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 781

Fine Rare Virginia Federal Walnut Chest of Drawers

Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000

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

probably Northern Virginia, circa 1800, highly figured bookmatched walnut veneers, banded top centering large lightwood panel depicting cotton plants, with inlaid surround, bold geometric inlay on top edge, graduated drawers with inlaid quarter fan, line, and shield escutcheon inlays, flanked by barber pole and wave inlaid panels, sawtooth bookmatched shaped skirt, set on original French feet, yellow pine, poplar, and oak secondary, 38 x 39 x 18 in.

Provenance: Private Collection


very good condition overall, brasses replaced, some later bracing at underside of top, distinctive feet with some cracks to veneered facings, small patches to original rear feet, rear brackets replaced, one front foot with area of loss with infill and color retouch, veneer chip at back edge of top and one foot, other typical veneer cracks, scattered repairs, and checking