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 of Drawers
Chest, High
Chest, High

Maker

Unknown

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)

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