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Property from the Brooklyn Museum | March 20, 2024

Wed, Mar 20, 2024 10:00AM EDT
Lot 46

Massachusetts Queen Anne Figured Walnut High Chest of Drawers

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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$100,000 $10,000

Boston, circa 1740s, highly figured book matched figured walnut veneers, probably original engraved brasses, dovetailed construction with white pine secondary, 61-1/4 x 38 x 20 in.

Provenance: Gift of Sidney Buchman, New York, NY, 1949; Property from the Brooklyn Museum


very good condition overall, shrinkage cracks at front skirt with some associated veneer distress and one small loss, minor wear and water damage at bottom of foot pads, one backboard off but present, distress at one rear leg attachment

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Gift of Sidney Buchman, New York, NY, 1949; Property from the Brooklyn Museum