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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


Object Place

Salem, Massachusetts


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

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Medium or Technique

Oak, maple, cedar, walnut




Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes