Lot 166
Connecticut Chippendale Serpentine and Block Front Cherry Chest of Drawers
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Attributed to the Kneeland & Adams shop, Hartford, circa 1792-1795, white pine secondary, molded two board top, dovetailed case, four graduated conforming drawers with scratch bead in the solid, distinctive front ball and claw feet, rear ogee bracket feet.

33 x 38.5 x 20.5 in., case width 36 in.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

Chalk script to underside board "Samuel A. L..." Also note the dado joined top.

There is similar chest, labeled by Kneeland & Adams, Winterthur Museum, Gardens & Library, Museum purchase, 1951.0066.001.

Later brasses; feet are original but include: three later spur tips, left rear foot facing tipped lower two inches, rear foot bracings re-braced; right stile with shrinkage split.

$2,000 - 4,000