April 19, 2016 10:00 EST

American Furniture, Decorative & Folk Art

 
  Lot 27
 
Lot 27 - Chippendale-style mahogany chest of drawers

27

Chippendale-style mahogany chest of drawers
late 19th century

With three thumb-molded drawers above a shaped and shell-carved apron raised on claw and ball feet.

H: 38 3/8 in. W: 47 5/8 in. D: 22 7/8 in.

Provenance: Property Deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
Acquired by Martha Reed Mitchell (Mrs. Alexander Mitchell), Vice Regent for Wisconsin (1858-1902), and presented to the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association before 1902.
The chest was on view in the rooms allotted to Edwine Blake Danforth (Mrs. Henry Gold Danforth, 1894-1961), Vice Regent for New York (1922-1948), and also in Mrs. Washington's Bedchamber.

Sold for $531
Estimated at $500 - $800


 

With three thumb-molded drawers above a shaped and shell-carved apron raised on claw and ball feet.

H: 38 3/8 in. W: 47 5/8 in. D: 22 7/8 in.

Provenance: Property Deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
Acquired by Martha Reed Mitchell (Mrs. Alexander Mitchell), Vice Regent for Wisconsin (1858-1902), and presented to the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association before 1902.
The chest was on view in the rooms allotted to Edwine Blake Danforth (Mrs. Henry Gold Danforth, 1894-1961), Vice Regent for New York (1922-1948), and also in Mrs. Washington's Bedchamber.

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