Queen Anne Flat-Top Highboy
Probably New Hampshire, ca. 1770-1780
Tiger Maple, maple; secondary wood, white pine
Condition: Over-all in excellent condition, retaining original brass. Wonderful old mellow finish. Drop finials old replacements.
Provenance: Purchased by George Samaha for Judge Garrett, Mireau Auctions, Doylestown, PA, 1953, Sold Garth’s Auction, 1999, Private Collection.
This well-proportioned flat-top highboy has a well-pronounced cornice molding above five graduated thumb-molded drawers fitted to a lower case with a waist molding above one long drawer and three smaller drawers, the central carved with a lobed shell typically seen on New Hampshire pieces, supported by cabriole legs ending on pad feet.
Dimensions: 73"h x 39 1/4"w. (lower case), 37"w (upper case) x 20 1/2"d
Item ID: F-CP-HB 022