High Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1755-1780

GUSN

GUSN-41560

Description

High chest. Soft maple with white pine secondary wood. Flared, flat-top cornice. Shaped skirt with drops. Fan-carved lower drawer; terminates in cabriole legs and pad feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
case furniture
silver maple (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
silver (metal)
Chest Of Drawers

Inscription

In chalk on drawers: drawer nos. In pencil on drawers: modern location designations? Label on back: ""Newburyport five cent savings Bank""

Additional Identification Number

B200

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Newbury, Massachusetts, New England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

73 1/4 x 38 5/8 x 20 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Florence Evans Bushee

Accession Number

1976.256

Reference Notes

Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

Places


Massachusetts (United States)