Chippendale Birch Tall Chest, America, late 18th century, the molded cornice on a case of two short over five graduated, thumbmolded, long drawers, on shaped bracket feet, (imperfections), ht. 55 3/4, wd. 44 3/4, dp. 21 1/2 in.
Retains a dry, old surface. Scratches, stains, and wear to top. Chips, losses, and shrinkage cracks to case sides. Brasses replaced and top two short drawer fronts bruised accordingly. Scratches and wear to all drawer fronts. Loss to rear proper left foot. Feet fitted with quarter inch pads of wood to raise chest. Heavy bruising and wear to feet. Overall sound condition.
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