Home Dealers Calendar Articles Fine Art Database About AFA Login/Register
Home | Articles | Diminutive Walnut Chippendale Four-Drawer Chest

H. L. Chalfant Antiques
Sold to a private collector at the 2003 Philadelphia Antiques Show
Diminutive Walnut Chippendale Four-Drawer Chest
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1760
Width 32"
Courtesy of H. L. Chalfant Antiques

This remarkably small chest remained in the Smith-Coleman family of Philadelphia from 1760 to the present. Bearing ogee feet and a molded overhanging top with notched corners, this piece is only 32 inches across. The average width for similar chests is 38 inches.

Antiques and Fine Art is the leading site for antique collectors, designers, and enthusiasts of art and antiques. Featuring outstanding inventory for sale from top antiques & art dealers, educational articles on fine and decorative arts, and a calendar listing upcoming antiques shows and fairs.