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Salem, Massachusetts, Circa 1780

EXCEPTIONAL CHIPPENDALE BLOCK-FRONT BUREAU ATTRIBUTED TO HENRY RUST

In Cuban mahogany, exceptionally grained wood throughout and matching single plank used on top and sides. Old surface, possibly original. Molded-edge top over four subtly graduated drawers. Skirt with fan-carved drop. Bold claw & ball feet with talons on all four. Initialed in chalk on back of lower drawer "HR".
Height 37.5". Width 37.25". Depth 20.25".
Condition: Two small patch repairs to left side of top. Front molded edge with a break that was reglued many years ago. Hardware replaced.

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April 8, 2022 9:30 AM EDT
East Dennis, MA, US

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