Chippendale "type" two piece chest.

Aug 26, 2020. 20:27 UTC
Chippendale "type" two piece chest.
Gary
United States of America

Category
Dressers

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Yes
Description

Height 78", width 34", depth 14"

Provenance

Unknown, have owned for 6 - 10 years.

Answered within about 2 hours
Aug 26, 22:23 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$1,000 - $1,500 USD

Insurance Value

$2,500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Gary,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A Chippendale style carved mahogany high chest of drawers
In the Philadelphia manner, late 19th or early 20th century
In two pieces, the upper case with molded broken swan's neck pierced pediment centering a turned finial (lacking one side finial), over a dentiled upper edge the case fitted with three short drawers over two short drawers over three long drawers, the lower case with mid-molding over two short drawers over three short drawers, the center one with stylized acanthus and seaweed relief carving, over a shaped apron, all raised on tall cabriole legs with carved knees and terminating in ball and claw feet.
78 inches high, 34 inches wide, 14 inches deep
PROVENANCE: acquired 6-10 years ago
$1,000-1,500*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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