Pook & Pook. 6/20/09. Lot 417. Est: $50K - $150K. Realized: $128,700. Important PA. Queen Anne transitional carved mahogany scroll top high chest of drawers, ca. 1755. 5 smaller drawers & 3 long drawers. Period brasses. Bold fluted quarter columns. The base has a central drawer with recessed shell carving & applied streaming foliage above a scalloped skirt with an applied shell. Cabriole legs with shell carved knees terminating in ball & claw feet, 7'9" h., 47" w.
Rare, George III period, chair-back settee. In mahogany with slightly curved, five shield-form backrest, each with bellflower and white carved splat continuing to downward sloping arm rests and supports, above a padded seat, raised on rosette capped fluted straight tapering legs ending in spade feet. 18th century.
Chippendale serpentine-front chest of drawers, circa 1770, figured mahogany, white pine, original Rococo fire gilt cast brass bail handles and escutcheons, 33.25 H. x 34.25 W. x 18.5 D. Top is 41 x 21.5
Federal Carved Mahogany and Bird's-eye Maple Veneer Dressing Chest with Mirror, attributed to Thomas Seymour, probably with John Seymour, Boston, c. 1805-10, original brasses, refinished, (minor restoration), ht. 73 1/2, case wd. 35, case dp. 19 7/8 in.
This serpentine chest of drawers, offered from a private American collection, is of Massachusetts origin, circa 1760–1780, and measures 32¾ inches high, 34 inches wide and 20¾ inches deep. It is of richly figured crotch mahogany and has boldly carved ball and claw feet and spur returns. Bidding opened at $ 40,000, and the final bid, with premium, was $ 117,800, to a phone bidder. The high estimate was $ 80,000.