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Sat, Sep 17, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1084

The Joseph Sharp Queen Anne Carved Cherry High Chest

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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

Pennsylvania, circa 1750, figured cherry throughout, canted and fluted corners, dovetailed drawers with yellow pine and white cedar secondary, deeply scalloped skirts centering shell drop, shell carved legs and stocking feet, 75-1/4 x 42 x 24-1/4 in.

Provenance: Joseph W. Sharp; Hannah Burrows (housekeeper, approximately 1830); Mary Bunting Sharp Morris (Joseph Sharp's granddaughter); Joseph Sharp's great granddaughter; Sally Biddle (great great granddaughter of Joseph W. Sharp); C.L. Prickett, 1985, Private New York Collector; Collection of C.L. Prickett


very good condition overall, restoration to lower half of shell on apron, each rear leg with lamination at knee with pins (possibly as made), appears to retain original brasses, other typical shrinkage separations and cracks, minor bumps and repairs at moldings and other typical flaws