Lot 233
North Carolina Chippendale Walnut Chest of Drawers, James Gheen
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Rowan County, 1795-1805, yellow pine secondary, two board rectangular top with molded edge, cut corners, two over three graduated lipped drawers, half length dust-boards, fluted corner columns with lambs tongue, shaped bracket foot base with distinctive signature blocking technique.

38 x 40.75 x 20 in., case width 39.25 in.

From the Collection of Quincy and Betty Scarborough, Fayetteville, North Carolina

Top with dark staining and wear, shrinkage split to right; later pulls; drawer runners rebuilt; two pulls loose (but present); feet and blocking is original with repairs including rear left/right foot tipped at facing (2.5 in.); front left foot facing appears original with later foot tip to block; retains an old warm mellow patina.

$2,000 - 4,000