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Chest of drawers

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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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Provenance

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

1680–1710

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 26

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

40.602

Medium or Technique

Walnut, oak, pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes