High Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

c.1730-50

GUSN

GUSN-189620

Description

High chest with five drawers. Pierced brass bat wing shaped drawer hardware. The two parts of the chest came from two different pieces of furniture in the Jewett House. The family split up the the two pieces and "married" the current top and bottom parts of the chest. The top section of the high chest was originally located in Mary's Bedroom of the Sarah Orne Jewett House in South Berwick, Maine. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
case furniture
Chest Of Drawers

Additional Identification Number

17.7

Related Items

Title Low chest Accession Number 2009.9.7.2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

33 x 36 3/4 x 19 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2009.9.7.1