November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 68
 

68

The Kellogg/Belden Family Queen Anne carved cherry high chest
Wethersfield, Connecticut, circa 1765-1790

With fan-carved drawers to upper and lower case, original hardware, accompanied by pair of silhouettes of Hannah Robbins (1750-1827) and Martin Kellogg (1746-1828) of Newington, Connecticut.

H: 71 1/8 in.  W: 37 1/2 in.  D: 20 1/4 in.

Provenance

Paper label attached to central lower case drawer reads, "#10 Belden Highboy/ from Jemima Kellog/Hale/thru Mary Eliz./ Hale Belden./Wethersfield + Newington, CT." It is believed that Martin and Hannah Robbins Kellogg, who married in 1773, were the original owners of this high chest. Martin Kellogg fought in the Revolutionary War and was a distinguished citizen of Newington. He was responsible for the 1776 Census of Newington to raise funds under the direction of the Continental Congress.
Nathan Liverant and Son Antiques, Colchester, Connecticut, 2016
An Ohio estate.

Sold for $18,900
Estimated at $10,000 - $15,000


 

With fan-carved drawers to upper and lower case, original hardware, accompanied by pair of silhouettes of Hannah Robbins (1750-1827) and Martin Kellogg (1746-1828) of Newington, Connecticut.

Provenance

Paper label attached to central lower case drawer reads, "#10 Belden Highboy/ from Jemima Kellog/Hale/thru Mary Eliz./ Hale Belden./Wethersfield + Newington, CT." It is believed that Martin and Hannah Robbins Kellogg, who married in 1773, were the original owners of this high chest. Martin Kellogg fought in the Revolutionary War and was a distinguished citizen of Newington. He was responsible for the 1776 Census of Newington to raise funds under the direction of the Continental Congress.
Nathan Liverant and Son Antiques, Colchester, Connecticut, 2016
An Ohio estate.

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