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Woodbury, Connecticut, 1770-1780, rare fully developed example with closed bonnet centering a carved finial plinth with flame finial above shell carved central drawer, upper drawers flanked by fluted pilasters, lower case with two long drawers, lower drawer with deeply carved shell, on scalloped skirt with C-scroll carved cabriole legs and well formed ball and claw feet, 85 x 43 x 22 in., Provenance: Collection of John Gunther, 1960; Bruce LaConte Estate, Carl Nordblom Auction, 1989; The Ann and Joel Finn Collection; Note: Illustrated in the Jeffery Tillou Antiques catalog,ÿThe Ann and Joel Finn Collection, pg. 15 (lot accompanied by copy of catalog).
very good overall, some minor repairs at drawer lips, some possible later color, break and repair at one rear leg, minor break at one scroll on finial support on finial plinth, appears to retain original finials and finial plinths, brasses replaced (through original holes)
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