Highchest Base

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1780

GUSN

GUSN-2084

Description

Highchest base. Heavy cornice molding.Graduated drawers, upper three of which have locks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
bases: furniture components
graining
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Chippendale
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
Maple
Pine
Grained
Chippendale
Queen Anne
HIGHCHEST

Inscription

Label on top drawer bottom: ""This highboy first belonged to Mr. Charles Lay's grandfather Judd/Lee, Massachustetts/I bought it of Eliza Foote Lay/in 1903""

Associated Building

Used At Merrell Tavern,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Massachusetts, Western

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

33 x 38 1/2 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mabel Choate

Accession Number

1945.536A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)