William and Mary High Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

c. 1720-1735

GUSN

GUSN-221228

Description

William and Mary high chest. Walnut veneer, maple and white pine. In two sections, the upper with molded cornice above a bolection-molded frieze drawer over a case with two short over three graduated long drawers, each with herringbone-pattern edging within a double bead-molded surround; the lower section with mid-body molding over two short above three more short drawers over three graduated long drawers, each with herring bone-pattern edging and within a double bead molded-surround, above an ogee-arched beaded apron, on baluster and trumpet-turned legs joined by a serpentine flat stretcher with ball-turned feet with original brasses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
walnut (wood)
pine (wood)
Chest

Related Items

Title Dressing Table Accession Number 1980.379

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

69 3/4 x 40 x 21 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.

Accession Number

1984.20

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)