The Americana Collection of C Thomas Attix Jr
By Locati LLC
May 19, 2024
761 Durham Road Pineville, PA 18946, United States
Locati LLC is proud to present American Furniture and Silver from the Collection of C Thomas Attix, Jr., who was a lifelong collector of American material culture with a particular fondness of furniture, coin silver, and Oriental rugs. His collection reflects his interest in the Delaware Valley, with an emphasis on mid 18th through early 19th century silversmiths and figured hardwoods vetted by his discerning eye for form and surface. Among the highlights are a Thomas Stretch Philadelphia clock, a collection of figured maple furniture, and silver by noted makers such as Joseph Richardson Sr. and Richard Humphreys.

LOT 2:

Miniature Pennsylvania Federal Tiger Maple and Cherry Chest

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Sold for: $950
Start price:
$ 300
Estimated price :
$600 - $800
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Auction took place on May 19, 2024 at Locati LLC

Miniature Pennsylvania Federal Tiger Maple and Cherry Chest

A Miniature Pennsylvania Federal Tiger Maple and Cherry Blanket Chest, Early 19th Century. The hinged rectangular lid with reeded edge enclosing a dovetailed tulip poplar box with inlaid lozenge escutcheon, over a molded base and shaped skirt, raised on delicate bracket feet.

Dimensions: Height 10 3/4in; width 16 1/4in; depth 8 1/4in.

Provenance: Property from the Collection of C. Thomas Attix Jr., East Windsor, New Jersey.


Structurally sound. Old refinish. Figured maple veneer over a tulip poplar case. Cherry lid. Original feet, old breaks and glued repairs to the feet, glue residue present. The skirt to front is restored and likely replaced. No key.

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