Winter Associates, Inc.
William and Mary Highboy- $1/3000
William and Mary highboy, c. 1690-1720, red hard pine case, projecting cornice over case with two short drawers and three graduated long drawers, over base with short drawer flanked by pair of square drawers, six trumpet turned legs with ball feet early finish under late 19th C. shellac, original tear drop brass pulls and hardware, early script scratched into bottom of long drawer reading in part "Stephen Minor" and "__(?)Son." fracture on top, loss to back edge of case, repairs on cabinet interiors including runners, replaced stretchers, overall wear to finish, this condition report is a courtesy and is not exhaustive, 62 1/4" h. x 40" w. x 21 3/4" d. [The highboy is accompanied by an early 20th C. handwritten note describing its family provenance. It reads in part "This W. & Mary Highboy or chest on chest came from Miss Mary Alden of North Royalton, Vermont or to Wm. Converse Skinner Sr. Mary Alden was related to Wm. Skinner & likewise to his father Calvin Skinner and now belongs to Wm. Converse Skinner Jr." The note along with a family tree traces the highboy to the family of John Alden (1599-1687). The piece is also listed in a 1920 inventory of the property of William Converse Skinner Jr. It has descended through the Deming family, Farmington residents for over 200 years.] [PLEASE BRING APPROPRIATE ASSISTANCE AND VEHICLE] Winter Associates Sale Date: Monday, March 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm AMERICANA; PAINTINGS; PRINTS; PORCELAIN & GLASS; ASIAN; BKS; CLOCKS; GARDEN; ETC email@example.com Plainville, CT 06062 860-793-0288
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