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This chest was made in two cases to facilitate its movement in the relatively small rooms and staircases of a seventeenth- or early-eighteenth century house. Its moldings and drawer arrangement are characteristic of examples made in Boston and the surrounding area. Here, the deep drawer in the...

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Lent by Hollis French, Sept 29, 1915. Permission granted to have half-tone made for use of the pupils in history classes of Boston High Schools.

Credit Line

Gift of Hollis French


Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 26


Overall: 92.7 x 104.8 x 57.2 cm (36 1/2 x 41 1/4 x 22 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Walnut, oak, pine




Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes