A fine and important Chippendale mahogany lowboy, Salem, Massachusetts, circa 1770.
Furniture - American
This impeccably proportioned Salem masterpiece is constructed of high quality figured mahogany throughout. The case has a single long drawer above three short drawers, the center with a delicate concave shell carving. The dramatically shaped apron has a conforming concave center framed with matching pinwheel drops. This motif found in the apron is a distinct Salem treatment. The case is carried on beautifully curved cabriole legs with shaped returns all on carved ball and claw feet. Height 31 Width 35 Depth 21.
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