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Joined chest

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This chest is unusual in that it combines joinery used to construct the front panel with nailed-board construction, which fastens in place the sides and back. The front is carved with a shield-shaped, heraldic device flanked by panels containing circles surrounded by leaf buds. The horizontal...

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Harry Arons Antiques, Ansonia, Connecticut. Ex coll. James W. Marvin.

Credit Line

Gift of a Friend of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture


Object Place

or Kittery, Maine

Object Place

Portsmouth or Kittery, New Hampshire or Maine


Overall: 77.5 x 128.9 x 54 cm (30 1/2 x 50 3/4 x 21 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oak, pine




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