Southern Chippendale Walnut Tall Chest of Drawers - possibly Virginia or North Carolina, late 18th century, walnut with yellow pine and cherry secondary, dovetailed drawers with possibly original batwing brasses (most with no plugged holes, at least two with slightly offset second holes) flanked by reeded quarter columns, most drawer locks original, dentil-molded cornice and ogee bracket feet, 63-1/4 x 42 x 23 in. -
Important Jeremiah Sheldon Chippendale Block- and Shell-Carved And figured Mahogany chest of drawers, Attributed to John Townsend, Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1765 - Appears to retain its original highly elaborate brass hardware; drawers inscribed A, B, C in chalk. Also inscribed Back in graphite twice on the back board of two drawers, and with a cabinet shop mark, a chalk letter B on the lower back board. Height 32 in. by Width 35 1/2 in. by Depth 19 3/4 in.; Case Width 33 3/4 in.