Fine Furniture, Sculpture & Decorative Accessories from Important Collections, including the Beaverbrook Gallery

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LOT 441

Lot 441

William and Mary Figured Walnut Highboy Chest on Stand, c.1700

William and Mary Figured Walnut Highboy Chest on Stand, c.1700
Lot 441 Details
William and Mary Figured Walnut Highboy Chest on Stand, c.1700

in two pieces, with moulded cornice above convex document drawer over two short and three long drawers, the stand with three further drawers over shaped apron all raised on eight barley twist legs with double serpentine stretcher and ball feet
67 x 22.25 x 41.25 in — 170.2 x 56.5 x 104.8 cm

Estimate $3,000-$4,000

Realised: $7,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


The Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, N.B.
Estate of L. Marguerite Vaughan, Montreal, thence by descent through the family


In good solid condition with a few very minor losses. Old if not original surface. Hardware may be later.

LOT 441

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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