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High chest

1977.326 (RS85682)

Description

High chest. Cherry, hard maple, oak with white and yellow pine secondary wood. Contains two sections. Upper section consists of seven drawers (one in cornice). Bottom section consists of five-drawer base that rests on cabriole legs and pad feet.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Sewell, Samuel, 1724-1814
Date
1745-1760
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
ash (wood)
pine (wood)
sycamore (wood)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Maine (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ash
case furniture
Chest Of Drawers
high chests of drawers
Pine
pine (wood)
Possibly ash (wood)
Queen Anne
Sycamore
sycamore (wood)
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
74 1/8 x 42 3/8 x 21 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.326
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4011

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