Chippendale Cherry Tall Chest

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Description

ML0415

Chippendale cherry tall chest featuring a bold cornice molding, a cyma curve drop pendant and straight bracket feet with double spur returns. Southeastern Massachusetts, Rhode Island or Eastern Connecticut, 1740 – 1765.

In excellent original condition featuring a fine historic surface with deep color and a soft patina.  The chest retains the original  cast brass hardware.

Why is it special?  Well, who doesn’t love a little mystery?  Inscribed on the backboard in 18th century chalk “CCM” and “E_”

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