30 September 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
A Federal Ivory Inlaid Maple Bowfront Chest-of-Drawers
New England, circa 1805
Appears to retain original hardware
38½ in. high x 40 in. wide x 21 in. deep
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Please note that this lot contains ivory.
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