High Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1735-1745

GUSN

GUSN-244305

Description

High chest of drawers made of black walnut and white pine. Upper case has a flat top with heavy cornice moldings and three small drawers over three larger drawers. Heavy overhanging molding at mid-section. Bottom case has three-over-three drawers, deeply shaped skirt with missing drop finials. Soft rounded knees, cabriole legs, and pad feet. Replaced brasses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
black walnut (wood)
eastern white pine (wood)
Chest Of Drawers

Associated Building

Used At Dole-Little House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Northeastern Massachusetts; Coastal New Hampshire

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

71 7/16 x 40 9/16 x 22 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Florence Evans Bushee

Accession Number

1976.189

Places

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