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.