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Chest of drawers with doors

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The inlaid checkerboard and sawtooth motifs; applied, decorative spindles with unusual acorn caps; and frieze glyphs (small, applied ornaments seen on the upper section, between the drawers, and on the sides) also are found on cupboards and chests from the New Haven colony. Probably made by...

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Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund


Object Place

New Haven, Connecticut, United States


92.39 x 112.71 x 57.78 cm (36 3/8 x 44 3/8 x 22 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oak, walnut, cedar, pine




Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes