American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers
American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers
P-57-0009

American Chippendale Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Chest of Drawers

DETAILS
This antique chest of drawers was likely crafted in the Boston, Massachusetts area. This form is known as reverse serpentine where the front displays outer convex curves with a concave center section. The chest is fitted with brass batwing brasses and bail handles and is raised on ball and claw feet with a shaped apron and shell carved center. With wide single plank top and sides.
PROVENANCE
Private collection. From the Estate of Elizabeth Temple Winthrop Tappan (American, 1787-1860) by descent to the present owner. Miss Winthrop was the subject of a portrait by famed artist Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828) in 1806.
LITERATURE
(For a similar example): Luke Vincent Lockwood, Colonial Furniture in America, p. 135.
PERIOD
Mid-late 18th century
DATE
Circa 1750-80
DIMENSIONS
Width 43 Depth 22.5 Height 33 inches
CONDITION
Note: shrinkage cracks to drawers and side. Old, untouched patina.
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