Red-painted and Paint-decorated Joined Chest over Drawer

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Red-painted and Paint-decorated Joined Chest over Drawer, Old Saybrook/Guilford, Connecticut, area, 1690-1720, the cleated top opens on snipe hinges above a well, with paneled facade and single drawer adorned in scrolls and foliate devices in white and black, on stile feet, (restoration and imperfections), ht. 33, wd. 46, dp. 19 1/2 in.

Provenance: Lillian Cogan Auction, Christie's, 1992.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

enhancement to paint, feet pieced 4-5 inches, repairs.

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