High Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1725-1750

GUSN

GUSN-2744

Description

A molded rectangular top on the case with two short drawers and three graduated long drawers raised on frame with heavy molding. A single long drawer scalloped apron and trumpet shaped turned front legs and straight back legs. The drawers have shaped and etched brass back plates and bail handles. It is painted red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
case furniture
painting (coating)
poplar (wood)
Queen Anne
Chest of Drawers
Chest, High
Tulip Poplar
Painted
Queen Anne
Chest, High

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

61 x 39 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1187

Places

Connecticut (United States)