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Highchest Base

Description

Highchest base. Heavy cornice molding.Graduated drawers, upper three of which have locks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1780
Inscriptions
Label on top drawer bottom: ""This highboy first belonged to Mr. Charles Lay's grandfather Judd/Lee, Massachustetts/I bought it of Eliza Foote Lay/in 1903""
Location of origin
Massachusetts, Western
Associated Building
Used At Merrell Tavern.
Material
graining
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bases: furniture components
Chippendale
Grained
graining
high chests of drawers
HIGHCHEST
Maple
maple (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
Dimensions
33 x 38 1/2 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1945.536A
Credit Line
Gift of Mabel Choate
GUSN
2084

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