FINE AND RARE MASSACHUSETTS CHIPPENDALE INLAID-MAHOGANY REVERSE SERPENTINE FRONT MINIATURE CHEST OF DRAWERS, SALEM AREA, CIRCA 1795.
Sold: $10,200 ($8,500)
The top with reverse-serpentine front above a conforming case of four graduated cockbeaded drawers fitted with stamped brass pulls, each side line-inlaid with an octagonal panel and raised on a molded base with spurred bracket feet. Height 7 ¼ inches, width 8 ⅝ inches, depth 4 ⅞ inches, case width 7 ⅞ inches.
Provenance: Collection of William Richmond, Greenwich, Connecticut; Christie’s, January 24, 1987, lot 193.