• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 272

    A CHIPPENDALE FIGURED MAPLE CHEST-OF-DRAWERS

    PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHIPPENDALE FIGURED MAPLE CHEST-OF-DRAWERS
    PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1780
    Rear feet possibly replaced
    35½ in. high, 39¾ wide, 22½ in deep


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    Inside of backboard bears inscription: This bureau was built by Thos. Loyd 1800 for his daughter Mary Ann Loyd, who became a very eminent minister in the Society of Friends and died in 1874. Inherited by her niece Mary L. Collins, who married J.F. Wood in 1876. This inscription worked by J.F. Wood March 30 1901,

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTOR