American Federal Serpentine Mahogany Commode For Sale
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American Federal Serpentine Mahogany Commode


Serpentine case front, top front and sides. Oval inlaid medallion-centered top, of crotch and flame mahogany veneers. Three cock-beaded drawers. Curved aprons and splayed bracket feet. A specimen American Hepplewhite / William Whitehead 'school' chest of drawers; its pine secondary woods suggests a Charleston, South Carolina origin. Ex: the collection of a family of national socio-political significance.


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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1790
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Brass pulls are stylistically appropriate though not original. This chest of drawers has undergone highly-skilled conservation maintainence and restoration over its 220 plus years; and is eminently serviceable.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 37 in. x W 46 in. x D 23 in.H 93.98 cm x W 116.84 cm x D 58.42 cm
  • Seller Location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Seller Reference Number
    1709 BOEE CMMR
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