Lot 279
Massachusetts Queen Anne Carved Maple Highboy
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1760, white pine secondary, two-part form, the upper case features a broken arch pediment with central corkscrew finial resting upon an urn-form tympanum with shaped handles, the pediment has an applied cove molding carved from the whole with large relief carved rosettes and stylized acorn finials, five graduated flush drawers, each drawer surrounded by molding applied to the case, the base with an upper long lipped drawer over three side-by-side lipped drawers, the central with carved shell over a relief carved scallop shell, the shaped skirt with central drop conforming to upper tympanum, flanked by carved drop pendants, raised on tall tapered graceful cabriole legs with spurred knee return, terminating in stylized flat pad feet.

84 x 40.5 x 21.5 in.; Case Width 36 in.

Craig and Tarlton, Inc., Raleigh, NC
The Collection of Mr. Edward Greene and Richard LaCere, proprietors of The Christmas Shop, Manteo, NC
Private Collection, NC

A very good example of a Queen Anne highboy retaining original carvings, cornice, and legs.

Replaced pulls; break and repair to right side front cornice; tight hairline splits to left and right upper case; overall good estate condition.

$2,000 - 4,000