SOLD! for $66,000.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
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- Low Estimate: $8,000.00
- High Estimate: $8,500.00
- Realized: $66,000.00
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Period Queen Anne mahogany dressing table or lowboy in an older surface, overhanging top with ogee molding, one long drawer over three drawers with center lower drawer having a carved fan. Shaped skirt with triple arch and acorn turned finial drops transitioning to cabriole legs and pad feet. Retains the original brasses. Cockbeading is applied to the case instead of the drawer edges. Note: retains an old paper label inventory description on the inside edge of the top drawer (F37). 31″ H x 34 1/4″ W x 20 3/4″ D. New England, mid-18th century. Provenance: The estate of Charles K. Davis, Jr., Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from his father, Charles K. Davis of Fairfield, CT, purchased from Israel Sack Inc., November 8, 1937. Note: Illustrated, “Antiques in Domestic Settings: The Home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Davis,” The Magazine Antiques (January 1941), p. 21. Note: Charles K. Davis Sr. (1889-1968) was president of the Remington Arms Company and a noted Americana collector who purchased nearly all of his furniture and many decorative accessories from his close friend, Harold Sack. Many pieces from the Davis collection are now in the collections of Winterthur and other American museums. Condition: The blocking for the left leg return is replaced but the lowboy appears to retain the original return. Drawer sides have been built up for all drawers, most drawer supports later replacements except the lower center drawer may retain the lower half of the original underside supports. Finial drops have old losses to tips.