Lot 267George III Mahogany Chest-on-Chest
In three parts, the dentil-molded broken pediment centered by a vase-form finial above a blind fret-carved frieze, with two short and three long graduated drawers with original finely chased gilt-metal handles, the canted corners with fluting, the lower section with a shallow drawer above three graduated long drawers and raised on ogee-bracket feet of molded ogee form; finial and waist moldings to lower section later. Height 85 1/2 inches (217.7 cm), width 49 1/4 inches (125.2 cm), depth 24 inches 1/4 (61.6 cm).
Ginsburg & Levy, New York.
Purchased from the above, January 28, 1961, $4,700, by Mr. and Mrs. Martin Gersh, New York.
Their sale, sold, Sotheby's, New York, October 18, 2006, lot 61.
Sold for $9,375
Very good restored condition, beautiful timber and color, finial later, handles appear to be original, old marks and scratches, right inside molding to pediment later, chip to top of left side of pediment, age cracks to sides, repaired breaks to feet.
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