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The maker of this chest created its design with moldings, applied spindles with urn-and-reel turnings, bosses (applied oval ornaments), and other decoration. Differences in color were obtained through the use of red cedar for the moldings, black walnut for the applied plaques, and maple turnings...

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Credit Line

Frank B. Bemis Fund

1660–1700

Object Place

Salem, Massachusetts

Dimensions

73.34 x 116.84 x 52.7 cm (28 7/8 x 46 x 20 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.88

Medium or Technique

Oak, maple, cedar, walnut

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes