Lot 276
English Chinese Chippendale Oak Chest on Chest
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1770, oak and pine secondary, two part form, dovetailed case, applied molded cornice with dentil molding above a frieze with Chinese fretwork, two over three graduate lipped drawers, the base with applied molded top edge, three graduate lipped drawers, upper and lower case with canted corners featuring Chinese fretwork terminating in lamb's tongue, raised on shaped bracket foot base.

74.25 x 45 x 23 in., upper case width 40.5 in.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

Left and right case sides with shrinkage splitting; denting and minor losses to upper cornice edge; pulls are old and in original holes (likely original); front feet missing spurs and some shrinkage cracks, but all feet appear original.

$1,000 - 2,000