High Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1690-1740

GUSN

GUSN-308147

Description

William and Mary chest on frame. Chest with five drawers, frame with three drawers; brass escutcheons with incised edges. Drawers have herringbone inlay around edges. Frame with six turned legs has crossed stretchers. Document tray in cornice.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
wood (plant material)
brass (alloy)
Chest of Drawers
Chest, High
Chest, High

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

32 3/8 x 37 3/4 x 20 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.219

Date

1690-1740 (Probably)

Places

Probably