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High Chest

Description

High chest of drawers. Maple primary wood and white pine secondary. Broken scroll pediment has three urn-shaped finials. Upper section of case has four rectangular drawers with two small upper drawers that flank a shell-carved central drawer. Lower section has one rectangular drawer over a central drawer with shell carving flanked by two uncarved drawers. Skirt has turned drops. Rests on four cabriole legs with pad feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1790
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
case furniture
Chest Of Drawers
high chests of drawers
Queen Anne
Dimensions
85 3/8 x 39 7/8 x 23 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.3070
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
57975

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