Sunday, September 8, 2013

Queen Anne Black-painted Carved Maple High Chest of Drawers

Queen Anne Black-painted Carved Maple High Chest of Drawers, attributed to Peter Bartlett, Salisbury, New Hampshire, late 18th century, the top section with five thumb-molded graduated drawers set into lower section on long drawer over three drawers, the center one with fan carving, on cabriole legs continuing to pad feet on platforms, joined by a valanced serpentine-carved skirt, and two turned drop pendants, old replaced brasses, old black paint over earlier red, (imperfections), ht. 75 1/4, case wd. 38 1/4, case dp. 19 in. 

Provenance: Oncethe property of John Page, who was Governor of New Hampshire from 1839 to 1841. 



Copy and photos from Skinner.

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