High chest of drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1690-1760

GUSN

GUSN-305622

Description

Queen Anne style high chest with brocken arch top and fan carvings on top and bottom section center drawers. There are eleven drawers in total with stamped brass escutcheons. Front and back cabriole legs with pad feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
chests on frames
wood (plant material)
brass (alloy)
Chest of DrawersChest on FrameChest on Frame

Inscription

"Wd" (Chalk)

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States, New England

Object Type

Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture

Dimensions

49 1/4 x 35 1/2 x 17 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.214