OFFERED BY
39 West Street Litchfield, CT 08759 United States 860.567.9693
Email Dealer
Price Upon Request

SHERATON BOW-FRONT CHEST

Period 19th Century
Materials Birch, Mahogany.
Dimensions
W. 42.5 in; H. 41 in;
W. 107.95 cm; H. 104.14 cm;
Creation Date 1830
Description Probably coastal New Hampshire, ca. 1830.
Birch, flame birch veneer, mahogany veneer and banding.
Condition: Over-all in great condition with original repoussé cast brass. Minor imperfections to mahogany veneer on skirt.
Provenance: Samuel T. Holmgnew, Whitington Auction, July 1976; Private collection, Loudon, New Hampshire, 1935-1974; attributed to cabinetmaker Joshua Emery (1788-1870) active 1813-1835, Louden, New Hampshire.
This is a quintessential example of a high country coastal New Hampshire case piece. Having a shaped top with carved turret corners flanking a bow-front with four drawers faced with highly figured flame-birch veneer, book-matched panels. The case is supported by finely turned delicate legs with a shaped mahogany veneered skirt. The chest exhibits great form and with the additional carved elements on the applied drawer lips and tops of the corners, coupled with tall stance, it transcends into a masterpiece of high country furniture.

Dimensions: 42 1/2"w (top); 41" (case)
Styles / Movements Sheraton
Incollect Reference Number 326077
Sign In To View Price close

You must Sign In to your account to view the price. If you don’t have an account, please Create an Account below.

Loading...
Loading... Loading...
  • This website uses cookies to track how visitors use our website to provide a better user experience. By continuing to browse this website, you are agreeing to our cookie policy
    Ok
Join InCollect close

Join to view prices, save favorites, share collections and connect with others.

Forgot Password?
  • Be the first to see new listings and weekly events
    Invalid Email. Please try again.
    Enter