Lot 185
New England Federal Birdseye Maple Chest of Drawers
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
1820s, mahogany, mahogany veneer, birdseye maple veneer, white pine secondary, rectangular top with porringer corners, four graduated cockbeaded drawers with birdseye veneer panels, mahogany veneer borders, shaped and scalloped skirt, frot and rear stiles with upper ring turning above reading, raised on tall turned tapered legs.

40 x 42.5 x 19.5 in.

Top with several tight shrinkage splits, now with later underside medial bracing to top; drawer runners rebuilt; later drawer guides; later pulls; shrinkage separation splits to left and right side panels, veneer chip and loss to lower left side of skirt.