May 18, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Fine American Chippendale Walnut Dressing Table

Lancaster/Chester County, Pennsylvania, circa 1770, highly figured walnut, dovetailed drawers, poplar and white cedar secondary, finely carved shell drawer, scalloped skirt and knees, 29-3/4 x 34-3/4 x 19-3/4 in.


Literature: Hornor, W. M. Blue Book, Philadelphia Furniture: William Penn to George Washington. Washington: Highland House, 1977.; ill. p.121.

Lot is accompanied by Pook & Pook catalog from September 2003, and a copy of Hornor's Blue Book

Provenance:Miss Adaline Sinnickson; Pook & Pook, September 20, 2003, lot 255; Property from an Important South Carolina Estate


very good condition overall, warping, scratches, and stains to top with one small area of infill, brasses replaced (shell drawer formerly fitted with brass pull, now removed), two knee returns replaced, typical minor cracks and wear to feet

Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000
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