High chest

Object Number: 
1944.197
Date: 
1690-1720
Medium: 
Walnut, pine
Dimensions: 
Overall: 52 x 41 1/2 x 20 7/8 in. ( 132.1 x 105.4 x 53 cm )
Description: 
Walnut and pine William & Mary high chest of drawers; pine upper case with cyma-curve cornice molding, two shorter drawers over three graduated drawers all separated by half-round molding; walnut lower case with long drawer over five inverted baluster-shaped legs with flat scrolled front and side stretchers, straight rear stretcher and ball feet; brass circular mounts with teardrop-shaped handles and pierced escutcheons; upper and lower cases probably married, upper case probably originally painted or stained.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group