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High chest of drawers

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In this high chest, elegance of line, richness of turning, and choice of wood have been combined with consummate skill. The rising moldings which crown the upper case complement the flatter, broader moldings at the top of the lower case and help to frame the four tiers of drawers. The drawers...

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Provenance

Early history unknown; 1926, published by Luke Vincent Lockwood as being in the collection of the collector Hollis French, Boston, Massachusetts; 1928, lent by Hollis French (collector), May 31, 1928; 1940, gift of Hollis French (Accession Date October 10, 1940)

Credit Line

Gift of Hollis French

about 1700–20

Object Place

probably Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 51

Dimensions

Overall: 161 x 101.6 x 54.3 cm (63 3/8 x 40 x 21 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

40.607

Medium or Technique

Maple, walnut veneer, maple burl veneer, pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes