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William and Mary High Chest

1984.20 (RS33418)

Description

William and Mary high chest. Walnut veneer, maple and white pine. In two sections, the upper with molded cornice above a bolection-molded frieze drawer over a case with two short over three graduated long drawers, each with herringbone-pattern edging within a double bead-molded surround; the lower section with mid-body molding over two short above three more short drawers over three graduated long drawers, each with herring bone-pattern edging and within a double bead molded-surround, above an ogee-arched beaded apron, on baluster and trumpet-turned legs joined by a serpentine flat stretcher with ball-turned feet with original brasses.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c. 1720-1735
Material
pine (wood)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chest
high chests of drawers
pine (wood)
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
69 3/4 x 40 x 21 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1984.20
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
GUSN
221228
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