Lot 151
Connecticut Queen Anne Cherry Bonnet Top High Chest of Drawers
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1760, white pine secondary, dovetailed case, two part form, bold fully-developed bonnet with applied cove molded cornice and finials, open tympanum above two over four graduated molded drawers, the base with applied molding, upper long drawer above three side-by-side drawers, boldly scalloped skirt with drop finials raised on four tall cabriole legs with raised pad foot.

84 x 40.5 x 23.5 in., upper case width 36 in.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

Christie's, The Contents of Craig and Tarlton, Inc, Raleigh, North Carolina, November 5 & 6, 1985, Lot 33.

Later finials; shrinkage crack to left/right side by molding at tympanum; drawer runners rebuilt; later drawer guides; left side cornice molding later and some restoration to bonnet; the base: left rear leg later; later drop finials; later corner interior brace blocks; right rear pad foot with cut and patch.

$2,000 - 4,000