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High chest of drawers

Description

Queen Anne style high chest with brocken arch top and fan carvings on top and bottom section center drawers. There are eleven drawers in total with stamped brass escutcheons. Front and back cabriole legs with pad feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1690-1760
Inscriptions
"Wd" (Chalk)
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Chest of Drawers
Chest on Frame
chests on frames
high chests of drawers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
49 1/4 x 35 1/2 x 17 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.214
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
305622

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