Lot 243
Virginia Federal Walnut Bow-Front Chest of Drawers
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1800, walnut veneer, Southern yellow pine and poplar secondary, solid one board top with vertically veneered edge, four conforming graduated cock beaded drawers with figured walnut veneer, drop skirt, French bracket feet, applied base trim.

37 x 43.5 x 21.5 in., case width 42 in.

Private Collection, Virginia

While in need of repair, this is a rare Southern form that features high grade walnut veneer and original French bracket feet.

Fair condition; alligatored surface with inconsistencies throughout; shrinkage cracks to top and case sides; later drawer guides; drawer runners rebuilt; veneer losses especially at skirt; pulls are old and in original holes.

$1,000 - 2,000