High Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1760-1790

GUSN

GUSN-57975

Description

High chest of drawers. Maple primary wood and white pine secondary. Broken scroll pediment has three urn-shaped finials. Upper section of case has four rectangular drawers with two small upper drawers that flank a shell-carved central drawer. Lower section has one rectangular drawer over a central drawer with shell carving flanked by two uncarved drawers. Skirt has turned drops. Rests on four cabriole legs with pad feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
case furniture
Queen Anne
Queen Anne
Chest Of Drawers

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

85 3/8 x 39 7/8 x 23 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.3070

Places

Massachusetts (United States)