High Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770-1780

GUSN

GUSN-172354

Description

High chest with scrolled pediment, flame finials, carved shell in upper drawre and carved shell in lower center drawer with bold carved line around it; cyma carved skirt with drop finials, cabriole legs with pad feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
case furniture
black cherry (wood)
Chippendale
Chest Of Drawers

Inscription

"Repaired by/ Israel Segal/ Washington DC March 1976/ for/ Miss Susan Norton/ Georgetown"

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

90 1/4 x 41 3/8 x 22 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.114

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly Hadley (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Possibly Northampton (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)