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Mahogany Paine Chippendale Lowboy :: NVIN0209


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A vintage Mahogany Paine Chippendale Lowboy brought to you by Niagara Furniture. A classic furniture shape this classically shaped chest features four drawers which are each beautifully shaped and carved to  work together creating functional and attractive overall appearance. Based upon designs first popularized in 18th Century New England this Mahogany Paine Chippendale Lowboy features sold construction as evidenced in the dovetailed drawers as well as the original solid brass hardware which is also beautifully incised as well. Large, elegantly shaped ball and claw feet give the piece a presence and and level of sophistication not often found on the marketplace today. Beautiful as a stand alone item this chest can be used throughout the home in a variety of settings.

Everything on this item is in original, as found, condition. As with all antique and used pieces of furniture there are some small signs of wear and tear but overall this item is in excellent condition.

The listed price of this item includes free curbside shipping for most addresses in the continental USA. Should you require more information regarding our free shipping program or if you prefer to have your items delivered via white glove service for an additional charge please call (717) 769-7906.

Measures 31″w x 21″d x 31″h

To learn more about the history of the Paine Furniture co. you can read this excerpt taken from HarryRinker.com:

Leonard B. Shearer founded a cabinetmaker’s shop, located on Blackstone Street in Boston, in 1835.  John S. Paine was his apprentice.  By the end of the nineteenth century, Paine Furniture was a major American furniture manufacturer.  The Boston Public Library’s 1880 Paine’s Furniture Company 170-page catalog is available on the internet. (https://archive.org/details/painesfurniturec00pain)  Although Colonial Revival, generic, and Aesthetic design style pieces are present, Renaissance Revival design style furniture dominates.  The wide range of forms and shapes is a testament to the breadth of furniture forms and shapes made by a large late-nineteenth century furniture manufacturer.  There was no evidence of your Boston-style rocker.

In 1914, Paine built a ten-story, Classical Revival style building, designed by Densmore and LeClear, at 75-81 Arlington Street (consuming the entire block between St. James and Stuart) in Boston.  The building housed the manufacturing, offices, and showroom for Paine Furniture.  Paine Furniture sold the building in 1989.  It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.

Paine Furniture is now Paine’s Patio, established by a sixth generation of the Shearer family in 2003.  The store is located in Bourne, Massachusetts.

Additional information

Weight 70 lbs
Dimensions 31w x 21d x 31h in