Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers

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Mahogany Serpentine Chest of Drawers, probably north shore of Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the overhanging top with molded edge on a conformingly shaped cockbeaded case of drawers on a bold ogee bracket base centering a shell-carved drop pendant, old replaced brasses, refinished, ht. 33 1/2, case wd. 35, overall dp. 20 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

back edge of top with extra overhang, presumably to accommodate a chair rail, each foot with an added inch or so - though there do not appear to be any losses.

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