Lot 286
Fine Virginia Federal Inlaid Mahogany Chest of Drawers
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1800, poplar, yellow pine, and white pine secondary woods, rectangular top with rear overhang and with cross banded veneered edge and border with lightwood line inlay highlight, four graduated long drawers each with lightwood line inlay oval panel and two central graduated bellflowers and inlaid kite escutcheon, applied delicate molded base, raised on shaped front French bracket feet.

36 x 37.5 (case width 36 in.) x 22.5 in.

Southern Private Collection

Some drawer runners and drawer guides replaced; later pulls; front left foot with one-inch cut and tip to foot facing; hairline cracks to other three feet but all original including blocking; veneer chip to left rear upper corner.

$3,000 - 5,000