Eldred Wheeler
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Oxbow Chests in Tiger Maple or Cherry

$6,950 Sale: $3,695

circa 1770-1790

 

This chest features a complete side-to-side oxbow front, typical of those found on chests built in the Boston area during the 18th Century. The Oxbow, or reverse serpentine chest, was often built in mahogany wood. Our chest, built in either tiger maple or cherry, provides a rare form with a high country style. Important elements include a molded counter top and a carved ogee base.

 

Height 34 1/2”

Width 37 3/4”

Depth 20 1/2”

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circa 1770-1790

 

This chest features a complete side-to-side oxbow front, typical of those found on chests built in the Boston area during the 18th Century. The Oxbow, or reverse serpentine chest, was often built in mahogany wood. Our chest, built in either tiger maple or cherry, provides a rare form with a high country style. Important elements include a molded counter top and a carved ogee base.

 

Height 34 1/2”

Width 37 3/4”

Depth 20 1/2”

 

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