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The Important Chippendale Highly Inlaid Cherrywood Chest of Drawers
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The Important Searls Family Chippendale Highly Inlaid Cherrywood and Mahogany Chest of Drawers, attributed to Nathan Lombard, Sutton, Massachusetts, circa 1800, Underside of top drawer inscribed in graphite Ebenezer Howard of Sturbridge.\nHeight 36 1/2 in. by Width 44 1/2 in. by Depth 21 1/4 in.
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notes

Underside of top drawer inscribed in graphite Ebenezer Howard of Sturbridge.

medium

Cherrywood and ivory

exhibited

Skin Deep: Three Masters of American Inlaid Furniture, Milwaukee Art Museum, November 22, 2003 – March 2, 2003

dimensions

Height 36 1/2 in. by Width 44 1/2 in. by Depth 21 1/4 in.

literature

David Hewett, "Skinner's Amereicana Sale Biggest Ever," Maine Antique Digest, December 1999.

provenance

Descended in the Searls family, who were in Pomfret, Connecticut by 1846. Hon. Charles Edwin Searls of Thompson and Putnam was born in Pomfret in 1846 and graduated from Yale University before becoming an attorney. He represented Thompson in the General Assembly in 1871 and was elected Secretary of State in 1881. This piece was likely owned by his mother, Carol Matthewson Searls;

Skinner, American Furniture and Decorative Arts, October 24, 1999, sale 1953, lot 124


*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.

*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.


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