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American Cherry Bonnet Top 18th Century Chest-on-Chest

United States 2nd half 18th century

An unusually small central Connecticut River Valley Chippendale bonnet top chest-on-chest. This is in two parts for easy moving. It has a beautiful broken arch pediment and a carved fan in the center top drawer. The original feet are nice and tall to give a vertical thrust to its appearance. Note the two top drawers on each side of the central fan carved drawer are curved to conform to the sweep of the pediment.

Price

$23,000

Condition

Excellent antique condition. There are some minor, professionally done repairs. It retains the original finial The pulls have been appropriately replaced. Call to get a complete description.

Measurements

Height: 6 ft. 9 in.
Width/Length: 38.5 in.
Depth: 20 in.

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