High Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1745-1760

GUSN

GUSN-4011

Description

High chest. Cherry, hard maple, oak with white and yellow pine secondary wood. Contains two sections. Upper section consists of seven drawers (one in cornice). Bottom section consists of five-drawer base that rests on cabriole legs and pad feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
case furniture
ash (wood)
pine (wood)
sycamore (wood)
walnut (wood)
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
walnut (wood)
Walnut
Pine
Ash
Sycamore
Queen Anne
Chest Of Drawers

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Attributed to Sewell, Samuel, 1724-1814

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

74 1/8 x 42 3/8 x 21 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.326

Places

Maine (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)