High Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1730-1760

GUSN

GUSN-26178

Description

Upper case with flat top with unbroken molded cornice; two half drawers at top with four full drawers of increasing height. Dovetail construction in drawers. Pegged modified dovetail joins in dustboard. Lower case with overhanging molding at top; one full drawer above three smaller drawers. Stepped cartouche-like apron pattern; cabriole legs with pad feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
case furniture
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
Chest of Drawers
Chest, High
Chest, High

Inscription

""BJ"" in chalk on bottom of upper left small drawer.

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture

Dimensions

72 1/4 x 40 1/2 x 20 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1339

Date

1730-1760 (circa)