High Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1710-1725

GUSN

GUSN-253503

Description

In two sections. Flat top with molded cornice over 2 narrow drawers above 3 wide graduated to deepest at bottom. Half round applied molding surround mahogany veneered, dovetailed drawers. Cut-out skirt, single arch at sides. Six bold trumpet turned legs with ball feet. Flat stretcher between reflects pattern of skirt cut-outs. Replaced key plates and tear drop brasses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests (case furniture)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
poplar (wood)
walnut (wood)
Chest

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

37.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New York, USA

Dimensions

64 1/2 x 41 1/2 x 22 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido R Perera

Accession Number

1999.242

Places

New York state (United States)