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High Chest

1990.114 (RS24540)

Description

High chest with scrolled pediment, flame finials, carved shell in upper drawre and carved shell in lower center drawer with bold carved line around it; cyma carved skirt with drop finials, cabriole legs with pad feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1780
Inscriptions
"Repaired by/ Israel Segal/ Washington DC March 1976/ for/ Miss Susan Norton/ Georgetown"
Material
black cherry (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Possibly Hadley (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly Northampton (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
black cherry (wood)
case furniture
Chest Of Drawers
Chippendale
high chests of drawers
Dimensions
90 1/4 x 41 3/8 x 22 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.114
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
172354

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