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High chest

Description

Upper case with flat top with unbroken molded cornice; two half drawers at top with four full drawers of increasing height. Dovetail construction in drawers. Pegged modified dovetail joins in dustboard. Lower case with overhanging molding at top; one full drawer above three smaller drawers. Stepped cartouche-like apron pattern; cabriole legs with pad feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1760
circa
Inscriptions
""BJ"" in chalk on bottom of upper left small drawer.
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Descriptive terms
case furniture
Chest of Drawers
Chest, High
high chests of drawers
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
Dimensions
72 1/4 x 40 1/2 x 20 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1339
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26178

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